#VU69585 Integer overflow in LibTIFF


Published: 2022-11-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU69585

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-3970

CWE-ID: CWE-190

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: LibTIFF

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow within the TIFFReadRGBATileExt() function in libtiff/tif_getimage.c. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted TIFF file, trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

LibTIFF: 4.0 - 4.6.1


CPE

External links
http://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=53137
http://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/227500897dfb07fb7d27f7aa570050e62617e3be
http://oss-fuzz.com/download?testcase_id=5738253143900160


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