CVE-2016-3620

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Description

The ZIPEncode function in tif_zip.c in the bmp2tiff tool in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier, when the "-c zip" option is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) via a crafted BMP image.

References

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2570

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/07/2

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035508

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-16

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-10-03

Updated: 2017-09-03

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.0.6 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
119143SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:3879-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
96373GLSA-201701-16 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
94474Debian DLA-693-2 : tiff regression updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical