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vulnerability alert CVE-2017-9935

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.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
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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