CVE-2016-8331

MEDIUM

Description

An exploitable remote code execution vulnerability exists in the handling of TIFF images in LibTIFF version 4.0.6. A crafted TIFF document can lead to a type confusion vulnerability resulting in remote code execution. This vulnerability can be triggered via a TIFF file delivered to the application using LibTIFF's tag extension functionality.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93898

http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0190/

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-10-28

Updated: 2017-07-01

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH