CVE-2014-9655

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-12-29
Bugzilla:
1190703: CVE-2014-9655 libtiff: use of uninitialized memory in putcontig8bitYCbCr21tile and NeXTDecode

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) putcontig8bitYCbCr21tile function in tif_getimage.c or (2) NeXTDecode function in tif_next.c in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access) via a crafted TIFF image, as demonstrated by libtiff-cvs-1.tif and libtiff-cvs-2.tif.

Find out more about CVE-2014-9655 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the version of libtiff package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. A further update may address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Will not fix
Last Modified

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