DescriptionThe NeXTDecode function in tif_next.c in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access) via a crafted TIFF image, as demonstrated by libtiff5.tif.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-221-1, DLA-610-1, DSA-3273-1
Debian Bugs777390

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.1.0+git191117-2~deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye4.2.0-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid4.4.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

fix in
is applied in 4.0.3-13 (but please recheck this)
Raphael Hertzog> I could not find a way to reliably use the above reproducer. No segfault. And valgrind on "xloadimage" spits lots of warnings about use of uninitialized values with a good file and with the reproducer.
Still this CVE has been added to DLA-221-1 because the patch used for CVE-2014-9655 seems to include the fix for this CVE.

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems