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[ GLSA 201904-15 ] libTIFF: Denial of Service
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201904-15
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: libTIFF: Denial of Service
Date: April 15, 2019
Bugs: #669948
ID: 201904-15

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

Background
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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
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/tiff < 4.0.10 >= 4.0.10

Description
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Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
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Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All tiff users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.0.10"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-18557
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18557

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-15

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5