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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2019-6128

LibTIFF: memory leak via TIFFFdOpen

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via TIFFFdOpen() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Consequences of an attack: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 14/01/2019.
Références of this weakness: 2836, CVE-2019-6128, openSUSE-SU-2019:1161-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0786-1, SUSE-SU-2019:14002-1, USN-3906-1, USN-3906-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-28268.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via TIFFFdOpen() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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