CVE-2014-8129

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-12-07
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1185815: CVE-2014-8129 libtiff: out-of-bounds read/write with malformed TIFF image in tiff2pdf

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

LibTIFF 4.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TIFF image, as demonstrated by failure of tif_next.c to verify that the BitsPerSample value is 2, and the t2p_sample_lab_signed_to_unsigned function in tiff2pdf.c.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8129 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw in libtiff.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2016:1547 2016-08-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libtiff) RHSA-2016:1546 2016-08-02
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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