CVE-2016-3186

NameCVE-2016-3186
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the readextension function in gif2tiff.c in LibTIFF 4.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted GIF file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-610-1, DLA-693-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs819972

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)wheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u5vulnerable
wheezy (security)4.0.2-6+deb7u16fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0.8-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.0.8-5fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.9.6-11+deb7u8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)4.0.6-3medium819972
tiffsourcejessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u2medium
tiffsourcewheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u7mediumDLA-693-1
tiff3source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
tiff3sourcewheezy3.9.6-11+deb7u1mediumDLA-610-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1319666
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1319503
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2536
Proposed patch from Red Hat: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=1144235&action=diff
gif2tiff was removed in 4.0.6-3 and DSA 3762, marking as fixed although technically still present in the source package

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