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USN-5743-2: LibTIFF vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


USN-5743-1 fixed a vulnerability in LibTIFF. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.10. Original advisory details: It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. Update Instructions: Run `sudo pro fix USN-5743-2` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: libtiff-opengl – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiffxx5 – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiff5-dev – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiff-dev – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiff5 – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiff-tools – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 libtiff-doc – 4.0.9-5ubuntu0.9 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2022-3970.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.343.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 24.0.0


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.343.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 24.0.0 or greater


2022-12-07: Initial vulnerability report published.

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