CVE-2020-35524 Detail

Current Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in libtiff in the handling of TIFF images in libtiff's TIFF2PDF tool. A specially crafted TIFF file can lead to arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1932044 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/merge_requests/159 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.com/rzkn/libtiff/-/commit/7be2e452ddcf6d7abca88f41d3761e6edab72b22 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/BMHBYFMX3D5VGR6Y3RXTTH3Q4NF4E6IG/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202104-06 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4869 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer Provider acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-35524
NVD Published Date:
03/09/2021
NVD Last Modified:
05/05/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.