CVE-2015-1547

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-12-29
Bugzilla:
1190709: CVE-2015-1547 libtiff: use of uninitialized memory in NeXTDecode

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The 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 libtiff5.tif.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1547 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
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
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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