LibTIFF CVE-2016-10271 Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

LibTIFF is prone to a heap-based buffer-overflow vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions. Due to the nature of this issue, code-execution may be possible but this has not been confirmed.

LibTIFF 4.0.7 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 97199
Class: Boundary Condition Error
CVE: CVE-2016-10271

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Mar 24 2017 12:00AM
Credit: Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo.
Vulnerable: LibTIFF LibTIFF 4.0.7

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher who discovered this issue has created a proof-of-concept. Please see the references for more information.

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