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A LibTIFF security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ESM,16.04 ESM, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, and 22.10.



USN-5923-1: LibTIFF vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5923-1
March 06, 2023

tiff vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in LibTIFF.

Software Description:
- tiff: Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library

Details:

It was discovered that LibTIFF could be made to read out of bounds when
processing certain malformed image files with the tiffcrop tool. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, an attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause tiffcrop to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2023-0795, CVE-2023-0796, CVE-2023-0797,
CVE-2023-0798, CVE-2023-0799)

It was discovered that LibTIFF could be made to write out of bounds when
processing certain malformed image files with the tiffcrop tool. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, an attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause tiffcrop to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-0800,
CVE-2023-0801, CVE-2023-0802, CVE-2023-0803, CVE-2023-0804)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
libtiff-tools 4.4.0-4ubuntu3.3
libtiff5 4.4.0-4ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.4
libtiff5 4.3.0-6ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.8
libtiff5 4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.8

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libtiff-tools 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10
libtiff5 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
libtiff-tools 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm10
libtiff5 4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm10

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libtiff-tools 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm7
libtiff5 4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm7

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5923-1
CVE-2023-0795, CVE-2023-0796, CVE-2023-0797, CVE-2023-0798,
CVE-2023-0799, CVE-2023-0800, CVE-2023-0801, CVE-2023-0802,
CVE-2023-0803, CVE-2023-0804

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.4.0-4ubuntu3.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.3.0-6ubuntu0.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.8
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10