Descriptionppm2tiff does not check the return value of the TIFFScanlineSize function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PPM image that triggers an integer overflow, a zero-memory allocation, and a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs692345

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)wheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u5fixed
wheezy (security)4.0.2-6+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4.0.6-2fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed
wheezy (security)3.9.6-11+deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiff3source(unstable)(not affected)


- tiff3 <not-affected> (The tiff-tools package is only built from the tiff source package)

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