Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-25 First vendor Publication 2020-03-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in LibTIFF, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.


The TIFF library contains encoding and decoding routines for the Tag Image File Format. It is called by numerous programs, including GNOME and KDE applications, to interpret TIFF images.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted TIFF file, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.1.0"


[ 1 ] CVE-2017-17095 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17095
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-19210 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19210
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-17546 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-17546
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-6128 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6128
[ 5 ] CVE-2019-7663 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-7663


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-25.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
40 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
20 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
20 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors
20 % CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 66
Os 5
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-12-01 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4349.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-24 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2020-03-15 17:18:26
  • First insertion