CVE-2016-5652

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-10-25
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1389222: CVE-2016-5652 libtiff: tiff2pdf JPEG Compression Tables Heap Buffer Overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An exploitable heap-based buffer overflow exists in the handling of TIFF images in LibTIFF's TIFF2PDF tool. A crafted TIFF document can lead to a heap-based buffer overflow resulting in remote code execution. Vulnerability can be triggered via a saved TIFF file delivered by other means.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5652 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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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

External References

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