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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


The package libtiff versions prior to 4.5.0rc1 has an out-of-bounds read in "extractImageSection" in "tools/tiffcrop.c":6905, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 48d6ece8.

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  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published