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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3602-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3602-1
Posted Mar 20, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3602-1 - 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-2016-10266, CVE-2016-10267, CVE-2016-10268, CVE-2016-10269, CVE-2016-10371, CVE-2017-10688, CVE-2017-11335, CVE-2017-12944, CVE-2017-13726, CVE-2017-13727, CVE-2017-18013, CVE-2017-7592, CVE-2017-7593, CVE-2017-7594, CVE-2017-7595, CVE-2017-7596, CVE-2017-7597, CVE-2017-7598, CVE-2017-7599, CVE-2017-7600, CVE-2017-7601, CVE-2017-7602, CVE-2017-9403, CVE-2017-9404, CVE-2017-9815, CVE-2017-9936, CVE-2018-5784
MD5 | 6b393ab2ff25b1c79cec821ab7310bff

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3602-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3602-1
March 20, 2018

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

- 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 16.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.3
libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.8
libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.8

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3602-1
CVE-2016-10266, CVE-2016-10267, CVE-2016-10268, CVE-2016-10269,
CVE-2016-10371, CVE-2017-10688, CVE-2017-11335, CVE-2017-12944,
CVE-2017-13726, CVE-2017-13727, CVE-2017-18013, CVE-2017-7592,
CVE-2017-7593, CVE-2017-7594, CVE-2017-7595, CVE-2017-7596,
CVE-2017-7597, CVE-2017-7598, CVE-2017-7599, CVE-2017-7600,
CVE-2017-7601, CVE-2017-7602, CVE-2017-9403, CVE-2017-9404,
CVE-2017-9815, CVE-2017-9936, CVE-2018-5784

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.6-1ubuntu0.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.3-7ubuntu0.8

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