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FS#60599 - [libtiff] [Security] arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-18557)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Friday, 26 October 2018, 12:39 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Friday, 26 October 2018, 14:39 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Summary
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The packages libtiff and lib32-libtiff are vulnerable to arbitrary code execution via CVE-2018-18557.

Guidance
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Since a new release is not available yet, I think it would be nice to backport the relevant patch[1] which has been merged in master[2].

References
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[1]: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/681748ec2f5ce88da5f9fa6831e1653e46af8a66
[2]: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/merge_requests/38
https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-790
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1697
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