CVE-2016-3621

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-04-07
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1324822: CVE-2016-3621 libtiff: out of bounds read in the bmp2tiff tool

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The LZWEncode function in tif_lzw.c in the bmp2tiff tool in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier, when the "-c lzw" option is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) via a crafted BMP image.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3621 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 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-libtiff3 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Mei Wang (Qihoo 360) for reporting this issue.

External References

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