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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3212-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3212-1
Posted Feb 27, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3212-1 - It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2016-10092, CVE-2016-10093, CVE-2016-10094, CVE-2016-3622, CVE-2016-3623, CVE-2016-3624, CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3658, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-3991, CVE-2016-5314, CVE-2016-5315, CVE-2016-5316, CVE-2016-5317, CVE-2016-5320, CVE-2016-5321, CVE-2016-5322, CVE-2016-5323, CVE-2016-5652, CVE-2016-5875, CVE-2016-6223, CVE-2016-8331, CVE-2016-9273, CVE-2016-9297, CVE-2016-9448
MD5 | 0954a50f55fedecc3fe4cbddf3485118

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3212-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3212-1
February 27, 2017

tiff vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

LibTIFF could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- tiff: Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library

Details:

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially
crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.10:
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-2ubuntu0.1
libtiff5 4.0.6-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.1
libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.6
libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3212-1
CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2016-10092, CVE-2016-10093,
CVE-2016-10094, CVE-2016-3622, CVE-2016-3623, CVE-2016-3624,
CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3658, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3990,
CVE-2016-3991, CVE-2016-5314, CVE-2016-5315, CVE-2016-5316,
CVE-2016-5317, CVE-2016-5320, CVE-2016-5321, CVE-2016-5322,
CVE-2016-5323, CVE-2016-5652, CVE-2016-5875, CVE-2016-6223,
CVE-2016-8331, CVE-2016-9273, CVE-2016-9297, CVE-2016-9448,
CVE-2016-9453, CVE-2016-9532, CVE-2016-9533, CVE-2016-9534,
CVE-2016-9535, CVE-2016-9536, CVE-2016-9537, CVE-2016-9538,
CVE-2016-9539, CVE-2016-9540, CVE-2017-5225

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.6-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.6-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.3-7ubuntu0.6


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