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Vulnerability of LibTIFF: buffer overflow via t2p_write_pdf

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via t2p_write_pdf() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian, LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/12/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 2704, CVE-2017-9935, DLA-1206-1, DSA-4100-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1204-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3289-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3391-1, USN-3606-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24751.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via t2p_write_pdf() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

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

LibTIFF: patch for t2p_write_pdf.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 7: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: tiff 4.0.2-6+deb7u17

Debian: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tiff 4.0.3-12.3+deb8u5
  Debian 9: tiff 4.0.8-2+deb9u2

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new tiff packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: tiff 4.0.9-28.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new tiff packages (25/10/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: tiff 3.8.2-141.169.19.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new tiff packages (23/10/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: tiff 4.0.9-44.24.1

Ubuntu: new libtiff packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 17.10: libtiff 4.0.8-5ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libtiff 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.4
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libtiff 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.9

Wind River Linux: solution (28/11/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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