CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2011-03-02
Bugzilla: 678635: CVE-2011-0192 libtiff: buffer overflow in Fax4Decode


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in Fax4Decode in LibTIFF 3.9.4 and possibly other versions, as used in ImageIO in Apple iTunes before 10.2 on Windows and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF Internet Fax image file that has been compressed using CCITT Group 4 encoding, related to the EXPAND2D macro in libtiff/tif_fax3.h. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0192 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 4 (libtiff) RHSA-2011:0318 March 03, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2011:0318 March 03, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2011:0318 March 03, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Apple Product Security for reporting this issue.

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