CVE-2012-4564

NameCVE-2012-4564
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)
ReferencesDSA-2575-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs692345
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 (security), squeeze3.9.4-5+squeeze10fixed
squeeze (lts)3.9.4-5+squeeze11fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)4.0.2-6+deb7u3fixed
jessie, sid4.0.3-12.1fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)4.0.2-5medium692345
tiffsourcesqueeze3.9.4-5+squeeze7mediumDSA-2575-1
tiff3source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

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

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