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Vulnerability of LibTIFF: buffer overflow via LZWDecodeCompat

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via LZWDecodeCompat() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/03/2018.
Références of this weakness: 2780, bulletinjan2019, bulletinjul2018, CVE-2018-8905, DLA-1377-1, DLA-1378-1, DLA-1411-1, DSA-4349-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1834-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1956-1, RHSA-2019:2053-01, SSA:2018-316-01, SUSE-SU-2018:1826-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1835-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1889-1, USN-3864-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25628.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via LZWDecodeCompat() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

LibTIFF: version 4.0.10.
The version 4.0.10 is fixed:
  http://www.simplesystems.org/libtiff/

LibTIFF: patch for LZWDecodeCompat.
A patch is available:
  https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/58a898cb4459055bb488ca815c23b880c242a27d

Cloud Foundry: fixed versions for LibTIFF.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

Debian 7: new tiff3 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: tiff3 3.9.6-11+deb7u11

Debian 7: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: tiff 4.0.2-6+deb7u20

Debian 8: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tiff 4.0.3-12.3+deb8u6

Debian 9: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: tiff 4.0.8-2+deb9u4

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: tiff 4.0.9-lp150.4.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: tiff 4.0.9-31.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of January 2019 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of July 2018 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL 7: new libtiff packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: libtiff 4.0.3-32.el7

Slackware: new libtiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.2: libtiff 4.0.10-*-1_slack14.2

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new tiff packages (28/06/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: tiff 3.8.2-141.169.9.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new tiff packages (28/06/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: libtiff 4.0.9-44.15.2

SUSE LE 15: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: tiff 4.0.9-5.9.1

Ubuntu: new libtiff5 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: libtiff-tools 4.0.9-6ubuntu0.1, libtiff5 4.0.9-6ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libtiff-tools 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.1, libtiff5 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.5, libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.5
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.10, libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.10
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