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CVE-2012-1173

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-04-04
Bugzilla: 803078: CVE-2012-1173 libtiff: Heap-buffer overflow due to TileSize calculation when parsing tiff files

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in tiff_getimage.c in LibTIFF 3.9.4 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted tile size in a TIFF file, which is not properly handled by the (1) gtTileSeparate or (2) gtStripSeparate function, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1173 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 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:0468 April 10, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:0468 April 10, 2012

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