CVE-2014-8130

NameCVE-2014-8130
DescriptionThe _TIFFmalloc function in tif_unix.c in LibTIFF 4.0.3 does not reject a zero size, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a crafted TIFF image that is mishandled by the TIFFWriteScanline function in tif_write.c, as demonstrated by tiffdither.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs776185

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u5vulnerable
jessie (security)4.0.3-12.3+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch4.0.8-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid4.0.9-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant776185
tiff3source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- tiff3 <not-affected> (The tiff3 source package doesn't build the TIFF tools)
Advisory: http://www.conostix.com/pub/adv/CVE-2014-8130-LibTIFF-Division_By_Zero.txt
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2483
Crash in a frontend tool w/o potential for code injection, marked as unimportant

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