CVE-2016-3634

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-04-08
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1326267: CVE-2016-3634 libtiff: out-of-bounds read in the tagCompare function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tagCompare function in tif_dirinfo.c in the thumbnail tool in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via vectors related to field_tag matching.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3634 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of libtiff as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. This issue did not affect the versions of compat-libtiff3 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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 Not affected
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