CVE-2019-11459

NameCVE-2019-11459
DescriptionThe tiff_document_render() and tiff_document_get_thumbnail() functions in the TIFF document backend in GNOME Evince through 3.32.0 did not handle errors from TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented(), leading to uninitialized memory use when processing certain TIFF image files.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs927820, 927821

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
atril (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.8.1+dfsg1-4+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1.16.1-2+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid1.20.3-1vulnerable
evince (PTS)jessie (security), jessie3.14.1-2+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch3.22.1-3+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid3.30.2-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
atrilsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant927821
evincesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant927820

Notes

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evince/issues/1129
Fixed by: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evince/commit/3e38d5ad724a042eebadcba8c2d57b0f48b7a8c7
Negligible security impact

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