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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3906-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3906-1
Posted Mar 12, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3906-1 - 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-2018-10779, CVE-2019-6128
MD5 | 56e847616d505958b3eb0f59eaea2e67

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3906-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3906-1
March 12, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- 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 18.10:
libtiff-tools 4.0.9-6ubuntu0.2
libtiff5 4.0.9-6ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.2
libtiff5 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.6
libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.6

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11
libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3906-1
CVE-2018-10779, CVE-2018-12900, CVE-2018-17000, CVE-2018-19210,
CVE-2019-6128, CVE-2019-7663

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.9-6ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.9-5ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.6-1ubuntu0.6
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11

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