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CVE-2012-4447

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-09-22
Bugzilla: 860198: CVE-2012-4447 libtiff: Heap-buffer overflow when processing a TIFF image with PixarLog Compression
IAVA: 2013-A-0048

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in tif_pixarlog.c in LibTIFF before 4.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image using the PixarLog Compression format.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4447 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-2012:1590 December 18, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:1590 December 18, 2012

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