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1486735: CVE-2017-2870 gdk-pixbuf2: Integer overflow in tiff_image_parse function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An exploitable integer overflow vulnerability exists in the tiff_image_parse functionality of Gdk-Pixbuf 2.36.6 when compiled with Clang. A specially crafted tiff file can cause a heap-overflow resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a file or a URL to trigger this vulnerability.

Find out more about CVE-2017-2870 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gdk-pixbuf2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gdk-pixbuf2 Will not fix
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