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CVE-2018-5784 Detail

Current Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, there is an uncontrolled resource consumption in the TIFFSetDirectory function of tif_dir.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted tif file. This occurs because the declared number of directory entries is not validated against the actual number of directory entries.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2772 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/473851d211cf8805a161820337ca74cc9615d6ef Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00022.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3602-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3606-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4349 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:4.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5784
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019