Bug 1529524 (CVE-2017-17942) - CVE-2017-17942 libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in PackBitsEncode function in tif_packbits.c
Summary: CVE-2017-17942 libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in PackBitsEncode function...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-17942
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20171228,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1529525 1529526 1529527 1529528
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-12-28 14:07 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:35:46 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-28 14:07:59 UTC
A flaw was foung in LibTIFF 4.0.9. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function PackBitsEncode in tif_packbits.c that could lead to information disclosure and denial of service.

Upstream bug:

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2767

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-28 14:08:56 UTC
Created libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1529528]


Created mingw-libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1529526]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1529525]


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