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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6827-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6827-1
Posted Jun 11, 2024
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 6827-1 - It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled memory when performing certain cropping operations, leading to a heap buffer overflow. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2023-3164
SHA-256 | 874a9358c0272fbb734fb1ea1399846fcc6719212cfa6407e2425118abba7419

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6827-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6827-1
June 11, 2024

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

- Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

LibTIFF could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

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

Details:

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled memory when
performing certain cropping operations, leading to a heap buffer
overflow. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
libtiff-opengl 4.5.1+git230720-4ubuntu2.1
libtiff-tools 4.5.1+git230720-4ubuntu2.1
libtiff6 4.5.1+git230720-4ubuntu2.1
libtiffxx6 4.5.1+git230720-4ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 23.10
libtiff-opengl 4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1.2
libtiff-tools 4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1.2
libtiff6 4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1.2
libtiffxx6 4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
libtiff-opengl 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.9
libtiff-tools 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.9
libtiff5 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.9
libtiffxx5 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.9

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
libtiff-tools 4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.13
libtiff5 4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.13

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libtiff-opengl 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10+esm6
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff-tools 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10+esm6
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff5 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10+esm6
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiffxx5 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10+esm6
Available with Ubuntu Pro

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libtiff-opengl 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm16
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm16
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm16
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiffxx5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm16
Available with Ubuntu Pro

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
libtiff-opengl 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm13
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm13
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm13
Available with Ubuntu Pro
libtiffxx5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm13
Available with Ubuntu Pro

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6827-1
CVE-2023-3164

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.5.1+git230720-4ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.3.0-6ubuntu0.9
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.13

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