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CVE-2018-17101 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in LibTIFF 4.0.9. There are two out-of-bounds writes in cpTags in tools/tiff2bw.c and tools/pal2rgb.c, which can cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted image file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/16/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2807 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105370 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/merge_requests/33/diffs?commit_id=f1b94e8a3ba49febdd3361c0214a1d1149251577 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00019.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3864-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4349

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:4.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17101
NVD Published Date:
09/16/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/23/2019