CVE-2018-8905 Detail

Current Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, a heap-based buffer overflow occurs in the function LZWDecodeCompat in tif_lzw.c via a crafted TIFF file, as demonstrated by tiff2ps.


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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=2780 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2053
https://github.com/halfbitteam/POCs/tree/master/libtiff-4.08_tiff2ps_heap_overflow Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/58a898cb4459055bb488ca815c23b880c242a27d Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00008.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00009.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/3864-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4349 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8905
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE