CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2010-06-14
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 3 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0520 July 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 July 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 July 08, 2010

External References


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.

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