|Bugzilla:||996052: CVE-2013-4243 libtiff (gif2tiff): possible heap-based buffer overflow in readgifimage()|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the readgifimage function in the gif2tiff tool 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 height and width values in a GIF image.
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Red Hat security errata
|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|
This issue was discovered by Murray McAllister of the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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