LibTIFF vulnerabilities

2014-05-06T00:00:00
ID USN-2205-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2014-05-06T00:00:00

Description

Pedro Ribeiro discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images when using the gif2tiff tool. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubunu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2013-4231)

Pedro Ribeiro discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images when using the tiff2pdf tool. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubunu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2013-4232)

Murray McAllister discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images when using the gif2tiff tool. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2013-4243)

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images when using the gif2tiff tool. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubunu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2013-4244)