CVE-2023-2908

NameCVE-2023-2908
DescriptionA null pointer dereference issue was found in Libtiff's tif_dir.c file. This issue may allow an attacker to pass a crafted TIFF image file to the tiffcp utility which triggers a runtime error that causes undefined behavior. This will result in an application crash, eventually leading to a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3513-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)buster4.1.0+git191117-2~deb10u4vulnerable
buster (security)4.1.0+git191117-2~deb10u9fixed
bullseye, bullseye (security)4.2.0-1+deb11u5vulnerable
bookworm, bookworm (security)4.5.0-6+deb12u1vulnerable
sid, trixie4.5.1+git230720-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsourcebuster4.1.0+git191117-2~deb10u8DLA-3513-1
tiffsource(unstable)4.5.1~rc3-1

Notes

[bookworm] - tiff <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - tiff <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/merge_requests/479
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/9bd48f0dbd64fb94dc2b5b05238fde0bfdd4ff3f (v4.5.1rc1)
Introduced by the fix for CVE-2022-3599/CVE-2022-4645/CVE-2023-30086/CVE-2023-30774:
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/e813112545942107551433d61afd16ac094ff246 (v4.5.0rc1)

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