Public Date:
952131: CVE-2013-1961 libtiff (tiff2pdf): Stack-based buffer overflow with malformed image-length and resolution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the t2p_write_pdf_page function in tiff2pdf in libtiff before 4.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted image length and resolution in a TIFF image file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1961 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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 2014-02-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2014:0222 2014-02-27


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