Bug 611895 - (CVE-2010-2481) CVE-2010-2481 libtiff: TIFFExtractData out-of-bounds read crash
CVE-2010-2481 libtiff: TIFFExtractData out-of-bounds read crash
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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impact=low,source=oss-security,report...
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Reported: 2010-07-06 15:32 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:47 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-08 12:01:57 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2010-07-06 15:32:57 EDT
The TIFFExtractData macro in LibTIFF before 3.9.4 does not properly
handle unknown tag types in TIFF directory entries, which allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and
application crash) via a crafted TIFF file.

References:
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/3075/focus=3097
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2210
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2010-07-06 15:35:50 EDT
According to Dan Rosenberg's report, this was originally reported to iDefense.  Dan did not publish too much details about this issue, as it's addressed by Tom's patch from upstream bug report #2210.
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-08 11:34:59 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0519 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0519.html

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