The TIFFFetchNormalTag function in LibTiff 4.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) by setting the tags TIFF_SETGET_C16ASCII or TIFF_SETGET_C32_ASCII to values that access 0-byte arrays. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9297.
Published 2017-01-27 17:59:00
Updated 2018-10-30 16:27:37
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9448

1.39%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 86 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9448

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9448

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-9448

Products affected by CVE-2016-9448

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