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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2327

Multiple buffer underflows in the (1) LZWDecode, (2) LZWDecodeCompat, and (3) LZWDecodeVector functions in tif_lzw.c in the LZW decoder in LibTIFF 3.8.2 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF file, related to improper handling of the CODE_CLEAR code.
Publish Date : 2008-08-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-08-05 2008-08-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2327 unix
DSA-1632 tiff -- buffer underflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7619 unix
DSA-1632-1 tiff - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18179 unix
ELSA-2008:0847: libtiff security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22496 unix
LibTIFF Buffer Underflow in Decoding LZW Data Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5514 unix
Multiple buffer underflows in the (1) LZWDecode, (2) LZWDecodeCompat, and (3) LZWDecodeVector functions in tif_lzw.c in ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11489 unix
RHSA-2008:0847 -- libtiff security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28973 unix
RHSA-2008:0847: libtiff security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080847 unix
RHSA-2008:0848: libtiff security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080848 unix
RHSA-2008:0863: libtiff security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080863 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2327

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libtiff Libtiff 15

- References For CVE-2008-2327
VUPEN ADV-2008-3232
VUPEN ADV-2008-3107
VUPEN ADV-2008-2971
VUPEN ADV-2008-2776
VUPEN ADV-2008-2584
VUPEN ADV-2008-2438
CERT TA08-260A
BUGTRAQ 20080905 rPSA-2008-0268-1 libtiff
BID 30832 LibTIFF 'tif_lzw.c' Remote Buffer Underflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-29
SECTRACK 1020750
BUGTRAQ 20081031 VMSA-2008-0017 Updated ESX packages for libxml2, ucd-snmp, libtiff
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0848
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0863
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0847
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-11-20
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-11-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2327

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