CVE-2022-2521

NameCVE-2022-2521
DescriptionIt was found in libtiff 4.4.0rc1 that there is an invalid pointer free operation in TIFFClose() at tif_close.c:131 called by tiffcrop.c:2522 that can cause a program crash and denial of service while processing crafted input.
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~deb10u4vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye4.2.0-1+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid4.4.0-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/issues/422
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/merge_requests/378
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/8fe3735942ea1d90d8cef843b55b3efe8ab6feaf
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/bad48e90b410df32172006c7876da449ba62cdba
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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