CVE-2016-3634

NameCVE-2016-3634
DescriptionThe tagCompare function in tif_dirinfo.c in the thumbnail tool in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via vectors related to field_tag matching.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-693-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed
wheezy (security)3.9.6-11+deb7u8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)4.0.6-3medium
tiffsourcejessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u2medium
tiffsourcewheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u7mediumDLA-693-1
tiff3source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
tiff3sourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - tiff3 <not-affected> (Does not ship libtiff tools)
src:tiff3: built binary packages do not contain the TIFF tools
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2547
Upstream will remove thumbnail from 4.0.7 release
No patch available. Issue marked as wontfix by upstream.
thumbnail(1) 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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