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592361: CVE-2010-1411 libtiff: integer overflows leading to heap overflow in Fax3SetupState

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in the Fax3SetupState function in tif_fax3.c in the FAX3 decoder in LibTIFF before 3.9.3, as used in ImageIO in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 and Mac OS X 10.6 before 10.6.4, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1411 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 2010-07-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 2010-07-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0520 2010-07-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Affected


Red Hat would like to thank Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this flaw, who credit Kevin Finisterre of for the discovery of the issue.