CVE-2015-8668

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-12-28
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1294425: CVE-2015-8668 libtiff: OOB read in bmp2tiff

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the PackBitsPreEncode function in tif_packbits.c in bmp2tiff in libtiff 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a large width field in a BMP image.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8668 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
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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