The TIFFFetchShortPair function in tif_dirread.c in libtiff 3.8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF image that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, possibly due to changes in type declarations and/or the TIFFVSetField function.
Published 2006-01-25 02:03:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:29:44
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0405

6.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0405

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

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-0405

  • Red Hat 2006-08-30
    This issue did not affect the versions of libtiff as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

Products affected by CVE-2006-0405

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