CVE-2015-8668

Source
Severity High
Remote No
Type Arbitrary code execution
Description
Heap-based buffer overflow in the PackBitsPreEncode function in tif_packbits.c in bmp2tiff in libtiff 4.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a large width field in a BMP image.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-86 lib32-libtiff 4.0.6-2 4.0.7-1 Critical Fixed
AVG-85 libtiff 4.0.6-2 4.0.7-1 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
25 Nov 2016 ASA-201611-27 AVG-86 lib32-libtiff Critical multiple issues
25 Nov 2016 ASA-201611-26 AVG-85 libtiff Critical multiple issues
References
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2015/Dec/138
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2563#c4
Notes
bmp2tiff tool removed upstream in 4.0.7