2010.12.06 16:32 "[Tiff] Security vulnerability CVE-2010-3847", by imipak

2010.12.06 18:44 "Re: [Tiff] Security vulnerability CVE-2010-3847", by Lee Howard

I notice that Mandriva and SuSE have released updates for their

libtiff packages to fix for CVE-2010-3087, but there doesn't seem to
be any sign of it in the changelog for 3.9.4 (or, indeed, earlier

CVE: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3087

Mandriva: http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:190

SuSE: http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html

Is there any ETA for a fix on the main source tree?

I've just now committed the in-line patch found on...


... I'm not sure if that small change resolves CVE-2010-3087. The various distros are using Tom Lane's patch on...


... as a resolution to CVE-2010-3087.

You can see on the bug report that Frank seemed to object to Tom's proposal on Bug 2140, so I think for the moment we're stuck there needing some further response from Frank on this. (Frank?)