CVE-2016-9453

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-18
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1397723: CVE-2016-9453 libtiff: Out-of-bounds access in t2p_readwrite_pdf_image_tile()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The t2p_readwrite_pdf_image_tile function in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a JPEG file with a TIFFTAG_JPEGTABLES of length one.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9453 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 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 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
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 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-libtiff3 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libtiff Will not fix
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