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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2285

Original release date: 07/01/2009
Last revised: 08/24/2010


Buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted TIFF image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2327.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7049
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35695
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200908-03
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35716
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2727
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090623 Re: libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-02-02-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35883
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7763
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4105
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7417
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38241
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36831
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tiff/+bug/380149
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2065
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1159
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0173
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7717
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1835
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35912
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.lan.st/showthread.php?t=1856&page=3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4013
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090621 libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-03-30-2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39135
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 267808
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-03-11-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10145
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-797-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090629 CVE Request -- libtiff [was: Re: libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat]
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-01-19-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35866
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7358
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36194
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7335
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1637

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10145
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7049
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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