NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting tiff package, versions <4.0.8-2+deb9u5

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Overview

A NULL pointer dereference in the function _TIFFmemcmp at tif_unix.c (called from TIFFWriteDirectoryTagTransferfunction) in LibTIFF 4.0.9 allows an attacker to cause a denial-of-service through a crafted tiff file. This vulnerability can be triggered by the executable tiffcp.

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CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-17000
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-TIFF-405183
Disclosed
13 Sep, 2018
Published
25 Sep, 2018