CVE-2015-8870

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-01-28
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1402778: CVE-2015-8870 libtiff: Integer overflow in tools/bmp2tiff.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in tools/bmp2tiff.c in LibTIFF before 4.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read), or possibly obtain sensitive information from process memory, via crafted width and length values in RLE4 or RLE8 data in a BMP file.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8870 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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-2017:0225 2017-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libtiff) RHSA-2017:0225 2017-02-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-libtiff3 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Will not fix

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