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Bug 624602 (CVE-2017-9403) - <media-libs/tiff-4.0.8: Denial of Service vulnerability (memory leak)
Summary: <media-libs/tiff-4.0.8: Denial of Service vulnerability (memory leak)
Alias: CVE-2017-9403
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-07-11 18:33 UTC by Ian Zimmerman
Modified: 2017-09-26 22:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Ian Zimmerman 2017-07-11 18:33:13 UTC
According to the upstream report [1]:

The TIFFReadDirEntryLong8Array function in tif_dirread.c:1919 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (memory leak) via a crafted file.

Fix commit at [2]


Comment 1 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-09-04 00:43:33 UTC
@maintainer(s), after bump, please call for stable if needed, thank you.

Daj'Uan (jmbailey/mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Padawan
Comment 2 Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2017-09-26 14:46:29 UTC
Stabilization in progress.

Refer to Bug 618610

Gentoo Security Padawan
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-09-26 22:12:23 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201709-27 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).