|Description||** DISPUTED ** LibTIFF 4.0.8 has multiple memory leak vulnerabilities, which allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by tif_open.c, tif_lzw.c, and tif_aux.c. NOTE: Third parties were unable to reproduce the issue.|
|Source||CVE (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 severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|stretch (security), stretch||4.0.8-2+deb9u4||vulnerable|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
Related commit: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/25f9ffa56548c1846c4a1f19308b7f561f7b1ab0
This is actually only a partial fix, but upstream will not fix it completely.
The related commit is included in 4.0.9. The underlying memory-based DOS
would still be present.