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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibTIFF Vendors:   Research In Motion Limited
(RIM Issues Fix for BlackBerry Enterprise Server) LibTIFF Heap Overflow in 'tif_pixarlog.c' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028140
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028140
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4447   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 14 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.4 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibTIFF. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system. BlackBerry Enterprise Server is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted TIFF image that uses the PixarLog Compression format that, when loaded by the target user or application, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user or application.

The vulnerability resides in 'tif_pixarlog.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user or application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   RIM has issued a fix for BlackBerry Enterprise Server (5.0.4 MR2).

The RIM advisory is available at:

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB33425

Vendor URL:  libtiff.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

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