CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2022-0908

NULL Pointer Dereference

Published: Mar 11, 2022 | Modified: Nov 07, 2023
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.3 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
5.5 LOW
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Ubuntu
MEDIUM

Null source pointer passed as an argument to memcpy() function within TIFFFetchNormalTag () in tif_dirread.c in libtiff versions up to 4.3.0 could lead to Denial of Service via crafted TIFF file.

Weakness

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Libtiff Libtiff * 4.3.0 (including)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 RedHat libtiff-0:4.0.9-23.el8 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 RedHat libtiff-0:4.4.0-2.el9 *
Tiff Ubuntu bionic *
Tiff Ubuntu esm-infra/bionic *
Tiff Ubuntu esm-infra/xenial *
Tiff Ubuntu focal *
Tiff Ubuntu impish *
Tiff Ubuntu trusty *
Tiff Ubuntu trusty/esm *
Tiff Ubuntu upstream *
Tiff Ubuntu xenial *

Potential Mitigations

References