CVE-2016-5317

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Description

Buffer overflow in the PixarLogDecode function in libtiff.so in the PixarLogDecode function in libtiff 4.0.6 and earlier, as used in GNOME nautilus, allows attackers to cause a denial of service attack (crash) via a crafted TIFF file.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00087.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00060.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00090.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3762

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/15/10

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/15/5

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91208

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-20

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
97434Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : tiff vulnerabilities (USN-3212-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
96495Debian DSA-3762-1 : tiff - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
96373GLSA-201701-16 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
94067SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2016:2527-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93707openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2016-1122)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93585openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2016-1089)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93439SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2016:2271-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93322Debian DLA-610-2 : tiff3 regression updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
93236Debian DLA-606-1 : tiff security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
92597openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2016-911)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high