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810551: CVE-2012-2113 libtiff: integer overflow in tiff2pdf leading to heap-buffer overflow when reading a tiled tiff file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in tiff2pdf in libtiff before 4.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted tiff image, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2113 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:1054 2012-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:1054 2012-07-03


This issue was found by Karel Volný of Red Hat Quality Engineering.