CVE-2016-3990

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-04-12
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1326246: CVE-2016-3990 libtiff: out-of-bounds write in horizontalDifference8()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the horizontalDifference8 function in tif_pixarlog.c in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image to tiffcp.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3990 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
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 7 compat-libtiff3 Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Under investigation
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