Bug 1469732 (CVE-2017-9937) - CVE-2017-9937 libtiff: memory malloc failure in tif_jbig.c could cause DOS.
Summary: CVE-2017-9937 libtiff: memory malloc failure in tif_jbig.c could cause DOS.
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-9937
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1469736 1469734 1469735
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-11 18:25 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:15 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:16:12 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 18:25:31 UTC
In LibTIFF 4.0.8, there is a memory malloc failure in tif_jbig.c. A
crafted TIFF document can lead to an abort resulting in a remote denial
of service attack.

Upstream bug:

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2707

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 18:28:26 UTC
Created libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1469734]


Created mingw-libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1469735]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1469736]

Comment 2 Nikola Forró 2018-06-06 13:45:44 UTC
As per the upstream discussion, the vulnerability is in jbigkit, not libtiff.


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