CVE-2017-17942

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Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function PackBitsEncode in tif_packbits.c.

References

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2767

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102312

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-28

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:4.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
119143SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:3879-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
117798openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2018-1056)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
117698SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:2836-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
117448SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:2676-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical