CVE-2017-9935 Detail

Current Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.8, there is a heap-based buffer overflow in the t2p_write_pdf function in tools/tiff2pdf.c. This heap overflow could lead to different damages. For example, a crafted TIFF document can lead to an out-of-bounds read in TIFFCleanup, an invalid free in TIFFClose or t2p_free, memory corruption in t2p_readwrite_pdf_image, or a double free in t2p_free. Given these possibilities, it probably could cause arbitrary code execution.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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=2704 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99296 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00008.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3606-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4100 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9935
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE