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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1308

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Integer overflow in (1) tif_dirread.c and (2) tif_fax3.c for libtiff 3.5.7 and 3.7.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TIFF file containing a TIFF_ASCII or TIFF_UNDEFINED directory entry with a -1 entry count, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: libtiff-tiff-tdircount-bo(18637)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:019
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-617
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041221 libtiff Directory Entry Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#125598
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:035
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA05-136A
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:001
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201072
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:052
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100117
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9392
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 101677
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2005:920
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2005-05-03

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100117
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9392
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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