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Sid 1-20295

Message

FILE-IMAGE Public LibTiff Exploit

Summary

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2, as used in Adobe Reader 9.3.0 and other products, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, including a large tdircount value in the TIFFFetchShortPair function in tifdirread.c.

Impact

CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

CVE-2006-3459:

CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 6.4

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL

Integrity Impact PARTIAL

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed information

CVE-2006-3459: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2, as used in Adobe Reader 9.3.0 and other products, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, including a large tdircount value in the TIFFFetchShortPair function in tifdirread.c.

Affected systems

  • libtiff libtiff 3.4
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.1
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.2
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.3
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.4
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.5
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.6
  • libtiff libtiff 3.5.7
  • libtiff libtiff 3.6.0
  • libtiff libtiff 3.6.1
  • libtiff libtiff 3.7.0
  • libtiff libtiff 3.7.1
  • libtiff libtiff 3.7.2
  • libtiff libtiff 3.7.3
  • libtiff libtiff 3.7.4
  • libtiff libtiff 3.8.0
  • libtiff libtiff 3.8.1

Ease of attack

CVE-2006-3459:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References