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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   AppKit Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for AppKit) LibTIFF Integer Overflow in 'tif_dirread' Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012401
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012401
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0804   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 2 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibTIFF. A remote user can cause an application using LibTIFF to crash. Apple's AppKit is affected.

Debian reported that Matthias Clasen discovered a division by zero error through an integer overflow. The flaw resides in 'libtiff/tif_dirread.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for AppKit (which is affected by the libtiff vulnerability) as part of Security Update 2004-12-02, available at:

- Software Update preferences

- Apple Downloads:

http://www.apple.com/swupdates/

Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  Mac OS X v10.3.6, Mac OS X Server v10.3.6, Mac OS X v10.2.8, Mac OS X Server v10.2.8

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 15 2004 LibTIFF Integer Overflow in 'tif_dirread' Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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