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LIN10-1632 : Security Advisory - libtiff - CVE-2017-12944

Created: Aug 28, 2017    Updated: Dec 16, 2018
Resolved Date: Oct 30, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux LTS 17
Component/s: Userspace


The TIFFReadDirEntryArray function in tif_read.c in LibTIFF 4.0.8 mishandles memory allocation for short files, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (allocation failure and application crash) in the TIFFFetchStripThing function in tif_dirread.c during a tiff2pdf invocation.

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