Bug 1529528 - CVE-2017-17942 libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in PackBitsEncode function in tif_packbits.c [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2017-17942 libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in PackBitsEncode function...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libtiff
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Petr Hracek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2017-17942
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Reported: 2017-12-28 14:08 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2018-10-11 12:12 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2018-10-11 12:12:39 UTC
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-28 14:08:47 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of fedora-all.

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-28 14:08:53 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


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# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

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notes=Security fix for [PUT CVEs HERE]

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Comment 2 Nikola Forró 2018-10-11 12:12:39 UTC
The vulnerability is in bmp2tiff tool, which is not distributed in libtiff packages in Fedora.

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