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CVE-2016-3991 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the loadImage function in the tiffcrop tool in LibTIFF 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image with zero tiles.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2543 Issue Tracking
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00039.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1546.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1547.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3762
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/12/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85996 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1326249 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-16

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.0.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3991
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018