Skip to main content

Out-of-bounds Write


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A stack overflow was discovered in libtiff versions prior to 4.5.0rc1, in the "_TIFFVGetField" function of Tiffsplit. This vulnerability allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) via a crafted TIFF file parsed by the "tiffsplit" or "tiffcrop" utilities.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published