LibTIFF libtiff/tif_getimage.c TIFFReadRGBATileExt integer overflow

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A vulnerability was found in LibTIFF (Image Processing Software) (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects the function TIFFReadRGBATileExt of the file libtiff/tif_getimage.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a integer overflow vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-190. The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 11/13/2022. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-3970. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

The exploit is shared for download at It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Applying the patch 227500897dfb07fb7d27f7aa570050e62617e3be is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

The entries VDB-5052 and VDB-251961 are related to this item.





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Class: Integer overflow
CWE: CWE-190 / CWE-189

Local: No
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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Patch: 227500897dfb07fb7d27f7aa570050e62617e3be


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Advisory: 227500897dfb07fb7d27f7aa570050e62617e3be
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-3970 (🔍)
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Created: 11/13/2022 09:06 AM
Updated: 12/17/2022 02:44 PM
Changes: 11/13/2022 09:06 AM (43), 12/17/2022 02:39 PM (4), 12/17/2022 02:44 PM (21)
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