CVE-2009-2285

NameCVE-2009-2285
DescriptionBuffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted TIFF image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2327.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1835-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs534137

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)wheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)4.0.2-6+deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4.0.6-1fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)3.8.2-12low534137
tiffsourceetch3.8.2-7+etch3mediumDSA-1835-1
tiffsourcelenny3.8.2-11.2mediumDSA-1835-1
tiff3source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- tiff3 <not-affected> (fixed prior to initial upload)
this doesn't allow code execution, only a crash.

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