CVE-2016-3990

NameCVE-2016-3990
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the horizontalDifference8 function in tif_pixarlog.c in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image to tiffcp.
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)
ReferencesDLA-610-1, DLA-795-1, DSA-3762-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs836570

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)4.0.3-12.3+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0.8-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.0.9-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)4.0.7-1medium836570
tiffsourcejessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u2mediumDSA-3762-1
tiffsourcewheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u9mediumDLA-795-1
tiff3source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
tiff3sourcewheezy3.9.6-11+deb7u1mediumDLA-610-1

Notes

src:tiff3: built binary packages do not contain the TIFF tools
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2544

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