Public Date:
CWE-228 -> CWE-121
599576: CVE-2010-2067 libtiff: SubjectDistance EXIF tag reading stack based buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the TIFFFetchSubjectDistance function in tif_dirread.c in LibTIFF before 3.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long EXIF SubjectDistance field in a TIFF file.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2067 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of libtiff as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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