Vulnerability CVE-2017-16232


Published: 2019-03-21

Description:
** DISPUTED ** LibTIFF 4.0.8 has multiple memory leak vulnerabilities, which allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by tif_open.c, tif_lzw.c, and tif_aux.c. NOTE: Third parties were unable to reproduce the issue.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
LibTIFF 4.0.8 Memory Leak
Jiawang Zhang
23.12.2018

Type:

CWE-772

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
SUSE -> Linux enterprise desktop 
SUSE -> Linux enterprise server 
SUSE -> Linux enterprise software development kit 
Opensuse -> LEAP 
Libtiff -> Libtiff 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00036.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00041.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/150896/LibTIFF-4.0.8-Memory-Leak.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Dec/32
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Dec/47
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/01/11
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/01/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/01/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/01/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101696

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