Bug 1395264 (CVE-2016-9297) - CVE-2016-9297 libtiff: Out-of-bounds heap read in _TIFFPrintField (tif_print.c:127)
Summary: CVE-2016-9297 libtiff: Out-of-bounds heap read in _TIFFPrintField (tif_print....
Alias: CVE-2016-9297
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
: 1395165 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1395166 1395167 1395266
Blocks: 1395169
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-11-15 14:30 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:01 UTC (History)
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An out-of-bounds heap read was discovered in libtiff. A crafted file could cause the application to crash or, potentially, disclose process memory.
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Last Closed: 2016-11-23 07:12:47 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-11-15 14:30:11 UTC
A segmentation fault is possible when parsing a malicious file with libtiff.

Upstream bug:


Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-11-15 14:32:01 UTC
Created mingw-libtiff tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1395266]

Comment 2 Doran Moppert 2016-11-17 07:10:45 UTC
*** Bug 1395165 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Doran Moppert 2016-11-23 07:13:43 UTC

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security
impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future
updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity
Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

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