Vigil@nce - LibTIFF: NULL pointer dereference via TIFFRewriteDirectory
January 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: LibTIFF, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 13/11/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via TIFFRewriteDirectory() of LibTIFF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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