CVE-2016-5875

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-10-25
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1389228: CVE-2016-5875 libtiff: PixarLogDecode Heap Buffer Overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2016-5314. Reason: This candidate is a reservation duplicate of CVE-2016-5314. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2016-5314 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental usage.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5875 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This security flaw is addressed by the patch released for CVE-2016-5320. Therefore Red Hat Enterprise Linux packages are not affected.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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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 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Not affected

External References

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