|Bugzilla:||867235: CVE-2012-5581 libtiff: Stack-based buffer overflow when reading a tiled tiff file|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Stack-based buffer overflow in tif_dir.c in LibTIFF before 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DOTRANGE tag in a TIFF image.
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Red Hat security errata
|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|
This issue was discovered by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala of Red Hat Security Response Team.
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