FreeBSD : tiff -- directory entry count integer overflow vulnerability (fc7e6a42-6012-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

In an iDEFENSE Security Advisory infamous41md reports :

Remote exploitation of a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability
within the LibTIFF package could allow attackers to execute arbitrary

The vulnerability specifically exists due to insufficient validation
of user-supplied data when calculating the size of a directory entry.
A TIFF file includes a number of directory entry header fields that
describe the data in the file. Included in these entries is an entry
count and offset value that are calculated to determine the size and
location of the data for that entry.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19184 (freebsd_pkg_fc7e6a42601211d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12075

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1308

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