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CVE-2013-1961

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-05-02
Bugzilla: 952131: CVE-2013-1961 libtiff (tiff2pdf): Stack-based buffer overflow with malformed image-length and resolution

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 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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