LibRaw 20.0 src/metadata/tiff.cpp parse_tiff_ifd null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability was found in LibRaw 20.0 (Image Processing Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects the function parse_tiff_ifd of the file src/metadata/tiff.cpp. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-476. 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

libraw 20.0 has a null pointer dereference vulnerability in parse_tiff_ifd in src/metadata/tiff.cpp, which may result in context-dependent arbitrary code execution.

The weakness was disclosed 09/16/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-24890 since 08/28/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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08/28/2020 🔍
09/16/2020 +19 days 🔍
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CVE: CVE-2020-24890 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 09/17/2020 06:45 AM
Updated: 09/17/2020 06:50 AM
Changes: 09/17/2020 06:45 AM (37), 09/17/2020 06:50 AM (18)
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