CVE-2016-6223

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-07-10
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1356867: CVE-2016-6223 libtiff: Out-of-bounds read on memory-mapped files in TIFFReadRawStrip1() and TIFFReadRawTile1()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The TIFFReadRawStrip1 and TIFFReadRawTile1 functions in tif_read.c in libtiff before 4.0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly obtain sensitive information via a negative index in a file-content buffer.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6223 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 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libtiff Will not fix
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
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