Changes in TIFF v4.0.4beta


Current Version

v4.0.4beta (tag Release-v4-0-4beta)

Previous Version


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This document describes the changes made to the software between the previous and current versions (see above). If you don't find something listed here, then it was not done in this timeframe, or it was not considered important enough to be mentioned. The following information is located here:

Major changes

  • None

Software configuration changes

  • Updated to use Automake 1.15 and Libtool 2.4.5

Library changes

  • TIFFCheckDirOffset(): avoid uint16 overflow when reading more than 65535 directories, and effectively error out when reaching that limit.

  • TIFFNumberOfDirectories(): generate error in case of directory count overflow.

  • TIFFAdvanceDirectory(): If nextdir is found to be defective, then set it to zero before returning error in order to terminate processing of truncated TIFF.

  • JPEG-in-TIFF: recognize SOF2, SOF9 and SOF10 markers to avoid emitting a warning. Fix for compatibility with mozjpeg library. Note: the default settings of mozjpeg will produce progressive scans, which is forbidden by the TechNote.

  • JPEG-in-TIFF: Fix regression introduced in 3.9.3/4.0.0 that caused all tiles/strips to include quantization tables even when the jpegtablesmode had the JPEGTABLESMODE_QUANT bit set. Also add explicit removal of Huffman tables when jpegtablesmode has the JPEGTABLESMODE_HUFF bit set, which avoids Huffman tables to be emitted in the first tile/strip (only useful in update scenarios. create-only was fine)

  • JPEG-in-TIFF: fix segfault in JPEGFixupTagsSubsampling() on corrupted image where tif->tif_dir.td_stripoffset == NULL. (MapTools bugzilla #2471)

  • NeXT codec: add new tests to check that we don't read outside of the compressed input stream buffer.

  • NeXT codec: check that BitsPerSample = 2. Fixes MapTools bugzilla #2487 (CVE-2014-8129)

  • NeXT codec: in the "run mode", use tilewidth for tiled images instead of imagewidth to avoid crash

  • tif_getimage.c: in OJPEG case, fix checks on strile width/height in the putcontig8bitYCbCr42tile, putcontig8bitYCbCr41tile and putcontig8bitYCbCr21tile cases.

  • in TIFFDefaultDirectory(), reset any already existing extended tags installed by user code through the extender mechaninm before calling the extender callback (GDAL #5054)

  • Fix warnings about unused parameters.

  • Fix various typos in comments found by Debian lintian tool (GDAL #5756)

  • tif_getimage.c: avoid divide by zero on invalid YCbCr subsampling. (MapTools bugzilla #2235)

  • tif_dirread.c: In EstimateStripByteCounts(), check return code of _TIFFFillStriles(). This solves crashing bug on corrupted images generated by afl.

  • tif_read.c: fix several invalid comparisons of a uint64 value with <= 0 by casting it to int64 first. This solves crashing bug on corrupted images generated by afl.

  • TIFFSetField(): refuse to set negative values for TIFFTAG_XRESOLUTION and TIFFTAG_YRESOLUTION that cause asserts when writing the directory

  • TIFFReadDirectory(): refuse to read ColorMap or TransferFunction if BitsPerSample has not yet been read, otherwise reading it later will cause user code to crash if BitsPerSample > 1

  • TIFFRGBAImageOK(): return FALSE if LOGLUV with SamplesPerPixel != 3, or if CIELAB with SamplesPerPixel != 3 or BitsPerSample != 8

  • no longer use #define snprintf _snprintf with

    Visual Studio 2015 aka VC 14 aka MSVC 1900

  • LZW codec: prevent potential null dereference of sp->dec_codetab in LZWPreDecode() (MapTools bugzilla #2459)

  • TIFFReadBufferSetup(): avoid passing -1 size to TIFFmalloc() if passed user buffer size is 0 (MapTools bugzilla #2459)

  • TIFFReadDirEntryOutputErr(): Incorrect count for tag should be a warning rather than an error since errors terminate processing.

  • tif_dirinfo.c (TIFFField) : Fix data type for TIFFTAG_GLOBALPARAMETERSIFD tag.

  • Add definitions for TIFF/EP CFARepeatPatternDim and CFAPattern tags (MapTools bugzilla #2457)

  • tif_codec.c, tif_dirinfo.c: Enlarge some fixed-size buffers that weren't large enough, and eliminate substantially all uses of sprintf(buf, ...) in favor of using snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), ...)

  • Improve pkg-config static linking by adding -lm to Libs.private when needed.

  • tif_write.c: tmsize_t related casting warning fixed for 64bit linux.

  • tif_read.c: uint64/tmsize_t change for MSVC warnings. (MapTools bugzilla #2427)

  • Fix TIFFPrintDirectory() handling of field_passcount fields: it had the TIFF_VARIABLE and TIFF_VARIABLE2 cases backwards.

  • PixarLog codec: Improve previous patch for CVE-2012-4447 (to enlarge tbuf for possible partial stride at end) so that overflow in the integer addition is detected.

  • tif_unix,vms,win32.c (_TIFFmalloc()): ANSI C does not require malloc() to return NULL pointer if requested allocation size is zero. Assure that _TIFFmalloc() does.

  • tif_zip.c: Avoid crash on NULL error messages.

Tools changes

  • tiff2pdf Fix various crashes and memory buffer access errors (oCERT-2014-013).

  • tiff2pdf fix buffer overflow on some YCbCr JPEG compressed images. (MapTools bugzilla #2445)

  • tiff2pdf fix buffer overflow on YCbCr JPEG compressed image. (MapTools bugzilla #2443)

  • tiff2pdf check return code of TIFFGetField() when reading TIFFTAG_SAMPLESPERPIXEL

  • tiff2pdf fix crash due to invalid tile count.

  • tiff2pdf Detect invalid settings of BitsPerSample/SamplesPerPixel for CIELAB / ITULAB

  • tiff2pdf Assure that memory size calculations for _TIFFmalloc() do not overflow the range of tmsize_t.

  • tiff2pdf Avoid crash when TIFFTAG_TRANSFERFUNCTION tag returns one channel, with the other two channels set to NULL.

  • tiff2pdf close PDF file. (MapTools bugzilla #2479)

  • tiff2pdf Preserve input file directory order when pages are tagged with the same page number.

  • tiff2pdf.c terminate after failure of allocating ycbcr buffer (MapTools bugzilla #2449, CVE-2013-4232)

  • tiff2pdf Rewrite JPEG marker parsing in t2p_process_jpeg_strip() to be at least marginally competent. The approach is still fundamentally flawed, but at least now it won't stomp all over memory when given bogus input. Fixes CVE-2013-1960.

  • tiffdump Guard against arithmetic overflow when calculating allocation buffer sizes.

  • tiffdump fix crash due to overflow of entry count.

  • tiffdump Fix double-free bug.

  • tiffdump detect cycle in TIFF directory chaining. (MapTools bugzilla #2463)

  • tiffdump avoid passing a NULL pointer to read() if seek() failed before. (MapTools bugzilla #2459)

  • tiff2bw when Photometric = RGB, the utility only works if SamplesPerPixel = 3. Enforce that. (:bugzilla:2485`, CVE-2014-8127)

  • pal2rgb, thumbnail: fix crash by disabling TIFFTAG_INKNAMES copying. (MapTools bugzilla ##2484, CVE-2014-8127)

  • thumbnail fix out-of-buffer write. (MapTools bugzilla #2489, CVE-2014-8128)

  • thumbnail, tiffcmp: only read/write TIFFTAG_GROUP3OPTIONS or TIFFTAG_GROUP4OPTIONS if compression is COMPRESSION_CCITTFAX3 or COMPRESSION_CCITTFAX4. (MapTools bugzilla #2493, CVE-2014-8128)

  • tiffcp fix crash when converting YCbCr JPEG-compressed to none. (MapTools bugzilla #2480)

  • bmp2tiff fix crash due to int overflow related to input BMP dimensions

  • tiffcrop fix crash due to invalid TileWidth/TileHeight

  • tiffcrop fix segfault if bad value passed to -Z option (MapTools bugzilla #2459) and add missing va_end in dump_info()

  • thumbnail, tiffcrop: "fix" heap read over-run found with Valgrind and Address Sanitizer on test suite

  • fax2ps check malloc()/realloc() result. (MapTools bugzilla #2470)

  • gif2tiff apply patch for CVE-2013-4243. (MapTools bugzilla #2451)

  • gif2tiff fix possible OOB write. (MapTools bugzilla #2452, CVE-2013-4244)

  • gif2tiff Be more careful about corrupt or hostile input files (MapTools bugzilla #2450, CVE-2013-4231)

  • tiff2rgba fix usage message in that zip was wrongly described

  • tiffinfo Default various values fetched with TIFFGetField() to avoid being uninitialized.

  • tiff2ps Fix bug in auto rotate option code.

  • ppm2tiff avoid zero size buffer vulnerability (CVE-2012-4564). check the linebytes calculation too, get the max() calculation straight, avoid redundant error messages, check for malloc() failure.

  • tiffset now supports a -u option to unset a tag.

    (MapTools bugzilla #2419)

  • Fix warnings about unused parameters.

  • rgb2ycbcr, tiff2bw, tiff2pdf, tiff2ps, tiffcrop, tiffdither: Enlarge some fixed-size buffers that weren't large enough, and eliminate substantially all uses of sprintf(buf, ...) in favor of using snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), ...), so as to protect against overflow of fixed-size buffers. This responds in particular to CVE-2013-1961 concerning overflow in tiff2pdf.c's t2p_write_pdf_page().

  • html/man/tiff2ps.1.html, html/man/tiffcp.1.html, html/man/tiffdither.1.html, man/tiff2ps.1, man/tiffcp.1, man/tiffdither.1, tools/tiff2ps.c, tools/tiffcp.c, tools/tiffdither.c: Sync tool usage printouts and man pages with reality

Contributed software changes

  • Fix warnings about variables set but not used.

  • contrib/dbs/xtiff/xtiff.c: Enlarge some fixed-size buffers that weren't large enough, and eliminate substantially all uses of sprintf(buf, ...) in favor of using snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), ...), so as to protect against overflow of fixed-size buffers.