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CVE-2013-1960

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-05-02
Bugzilla: 952158: CVE-2013-1960 libtiff (tiff2pdf): Heap-based buffer overflow in t2_process_jpeg_strip()

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the t2p_process_jpeg_strip function in tiff2pdf in libtiff 4.0.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1960 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
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-2014:0223 February 27, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2014:0222 February 27, 2014

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon (NCI Agency) for reporting this issue.

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