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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2022-0907

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Unchecked Return Value to NULL Pointer Dereference in tiffcrop in libtiff versions prior to v4.4.0rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published