#VU11491 Buffer overflow in LibTIFF

Published: 2018-04-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU11491

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-3186


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: LibTIFF

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker can cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists in the gif2tiff.c due to buffer overflow. A remote attacker can submit a specially crafted GIF file and cause the service to crash.

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Vulnerable software versions

LibTIFF: 4.0.6

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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