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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs692345
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)3.9.4-5+squeeze10fixed
squeeze (lts)3.9.4-5+squeeze12fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u4fixed
stretch, sid4.0.5-1fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed

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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