An integer overflow flaw was found in libtiff that exists in the tif_getimage.c file. This flaw allows an attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code when a user opens a crafted TIFF file. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
Published 2021-03-09 20:15:13
Updated 2022-07-30 03:48:29
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-35523

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.37%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 70 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-35523

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-35523

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-35523

Products affected by CVE-2020-35523

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