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vulnerability note CVE-2018-10963

LibTIFF: assertion error via TIFFWriteDirectorySec

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force an assertion error via TIFFWriteDirectorySec() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/05/2018.
Références of this weakness: 2795, CVE-2018-10963, DLA-1411-1, DSA-4349-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1834-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1956-1, SSA:2018-316-01, SUSE-SU-2018:1826-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1889-1, USN-3864-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26114.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force an assertion error via TIFFWriteDirectorySec() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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