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CVE-2006-0405 Detail

Current Description

The TIFFFetchShortPair function in tif_dirread.c in libtiff 3.8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF image that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, possibly due to changes in type declarations and/or the TIFFVSetField function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/24/2006
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue did not affect the versions of libtiff as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.remotesensing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029
http://bugzilla.remotesensing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1034
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-17.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18172
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0302 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24275

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0405
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017