CVE-2017-9815

NameCVE-2017-9815
DescriptionIn LibTIFF 4.0.7, the TIFFReadDirEntryLong8Array function in libtiff/tif_dirread.c mishandles a malloc operation, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory leak within the function _TIFFmalloc in tif_unix.c) via a crafted file.
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)

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, sid4.4.0-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsourcewheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u14
tiffsourcejessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u4
tiffsource(unstable)4.0.8-1
tiff3sourcewheezy3.9.6-11+deb7u6
tiff3source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2682
Fixed by: https://github.com/vadz/libtiff/commit/fb3dc46a2fcf6197ff3b93fc76f0c37fddc0333b
The issue is addressed with the same commit as for CVE-2017-9403

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