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LibTIFF Buffer Underflow in Decoding LZW Data Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5514

Multiple buffer underflows in the (1) LZWDecode (2) LZWDecodeCompat and (3) LZWDecodeVector functions in tif_lzw.c in the LZW decoder in LibTIFF 3.8.2 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF file related to improper handling of the CODE_CLEAR code.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2327
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