CVE Database

CVE-2010-4665

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-06-22
Bugzilla: 695887: CVE-2010-4665 libtiff tiffdump integer overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ReadDirectory function in tiffdump.c in tiffdump in LibTIFF before 3.9.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TIFF file containing a directory data structure with many directory entries.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4665 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This flaw has already been fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 by a patch included in RHSA-2010:0519.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
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 4 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 July 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 July 08, 2010

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