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CVE-2016-10268 Detail

Current Description

tools/tiffcp.c in LibTIFF 4.0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer underflow and heap-based buffer under-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TIFF image, related to "READ of size 78490" and libtiff/tif_unix.c:115:23.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/24/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10268
Original release date:
03/24/2017
Last revised:
09/27/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97202 External Source BID 97202
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/01/01/libtiff-multiple-heap-based-buffer-overflow/ Patch; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source MISC https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/01/01/libtiff-multiple-heap-based-buffer-overflow/
https://github.com/vadz/libtiff/commit/5397a417e61258c69209904e652a1f409ec3b9df Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/vadz/libtiff/commit/5397a417e61258c69209904e652a1f409ec3b9df
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-27 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201709-27

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound) (CWE-191)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:4.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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