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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201904-15 ] libTIFF Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libTIFF: Denial of Service (GLSA 201904-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-04-15
Bug(s): #669948
ID: 201904-15

Synopsis

A vulnerability in libTIFF could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

The TIFF library contains encoding and decoding routines for the Tag
Image File Format. It is called by numerous programs, including GNOME and
KDE applications, to interpret TIFF images.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/tiff
Vulnerable: < 4.0.10
Unaffected: >= 4.0.10
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact

Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tiff users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.0.10"
   


References

CVE-2018-18557
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