Threat Encyclopedia

LibTIFF.Lzwdecodecompat.Tiff.Buffer.Underflow

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in "libtiff".
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious TIFF image. It allows a remote attacker to cause a DoS via sending a crafted ".tif" file.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

libtiff 3.8.2

Impact

Denial of Service.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.

CVE References

CVE-2009-2285