Bug 832864 - (CVE-2012-2088) CVE-2012-2088 libtiff: Type conversion flaw leading to heap-buffer overflow
CVE-2012-2088 libtiff: Type conversion flaw leading to heap-buffer overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 832866 835746 835747 835748 835749
Blocks: 803079
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Reported: 2012-06-18 00:41 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-07-31 13:34:22 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-06-18 00:41:07 EDT
A type-conversion flaw leading to a heap-based buffer overflow was found in the way libtiff reads certain tiled tiff files. An attacker could create a specially-crafted TIFF image that, when opened, could cause an application using libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

This issue does affects only version 3.x, but is fixed in upstream 4.x

This bug has been split from: bug 810551
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-06-18 00:59:15 EDT
Created libtiff tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 832866]
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2012-07-03 05:30:30 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1054 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1054.html
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-07-15 17:25:48 EDT
libtiff-3.9.6-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-07-15 17:26:53 EDT
libtiff-3.9.6-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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