CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 24, 2023
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-6277 is a vulnerability found in libtiff, affecting the TIFFOpen() API. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service by exploiting an out-of-memory flaw when a crafted tiff file with a size smaller than 379 KB is processed. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and an exploitability score of 2.8. It requires user interaction and has a low attack complexity, but it can result in high availability impact. Organizations using affected versions of libtiff should apply the necessary updates or patches to remediate the vulnerability and prevent potential attacks.


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