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LIN6-12495 : Security Advisory - tiff - CVE-2016-5875

Created: Mar 2, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Mar 19, 2017
Found In Version: 6.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


An exploitable heap based buffer overflow exists in the handling of compressed TIFF images in LibTIFF's PixarLogDecode api. A crafted TIFF document can lead to a heap based buffer overflow resulting in remote code execution. The vulnerability can be triggered through any user controlled TIFF that is handled by this functionality.

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