Vigil@nce - FreeImage: denial of service via TIFFReadDirectory
January 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 27/11/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a fatal error via TIFFReadDirectory() of FreeImage, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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