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1319666: CVE-2016-3186 libtiff: buffer overflow in gif2tiff

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the readextension function in gif2tiff.c in LibTIFF 4.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted GIF file.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3186 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libtiff Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-libtiff3 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank Aladdin Mubaied for reporting this issue.
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