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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2285

Buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted TIFF image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2327.
Publish Date : 2009-07-01 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-06-22 2009-01-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10145 unix
CVE-2009-2285 unix
DSA-1835 tiff -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7522 unix
DSA-1835-1 tiff -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13644 unix
ELSA-2009:1159: libtiff security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22533 unix
LibTIFF 'LZWDecodeCompat()' Remote Buffer Underflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7049 windows
RHSA-2009:1159 -- libtiff security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28879 unix
RHSA-2009:1159: libtiff security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091159 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-2009-2285

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libtiff Libtiff 1

- References For CVE-2009-2285
GENTOO GLSA-200908-03
MLIST [oss-security] 20090621 libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat
MLIST [oss-security] 20090623 Re: libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat
VUPEN ADV-2010-0173
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1159
VUPEN ADV-2009-1637
VUPEN ADV-2009-2727
MLIST [oss-security] 20090629 CVE Request -- libtiff [was: Re: libtiff buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat]
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-01-19-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-11-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-02-02-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-30-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2285

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