Out-of-Bounds

Affecting tiff package, versions <4.0.8-2+deb9u6

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream tiff package. See Remediation section below for Debian:9 relevant versions.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in libtiff in the handling of TIFF images in libtiff's TIFF2PDF tool. A specially crafted TIFF file can lead to arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:9 tiff to version 4.0.8-2+deb9u6 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2020-35524
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-TIFF-1078794
Disclosed
09 Mar, 2021
Published
24 Feb, 2021