CVE-2012-4447

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-09-22
IAVA:
2013-A-0048
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
860198: CVE-2012-4447 libtiff: Heap-buffer overflow when processing a TIFF image with PixarLog Compression

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 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-2012:1590 2012-12-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2012:1590 2012-12-18