Bug 1464449 - (CVE-2017-9815) CVE-2017-9815 libtiff: Memory leak in the TIFFReadDirEntryLong8Array function
CVE-2017-9815 libtiff: Memory leak in the TIFFReadDirEntryLong8Array function
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Classification: Other
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1464450
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Reported: 2017-06-23 08:46 EDT by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2017-06-23 09:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-06-23 08:49:13 EDT
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-06-23 08:46:24 EDT
In LibTIFF 4.0.7, the TIFFReadDirEntryLong8Array function in
libtiff/tif_dirread.c mishandles a malloc operation, which allows
attackers to cause a denial of service (memory leak within the function
_TIFFmalloc in tif_unix.c) via a crafted file.

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Comment 2 Pedro Sampaio 2017-06-23 08:46:56 EDT
Created libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1464450]

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