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CVE-2006-3005 Detail

Description

The JPEG library in media-libs/jpeg before 6b-r7 on Gentoo Linux is built without the -maxmem feature, which could allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted JPEG file that exceeds the intended memory limits.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/13/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3005
Original release date:
06/13/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/24/2006)

Red Hat does not consider this a security issue. It is expected behavior that a large input file will cause the processing program to use a large amount of memory.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=130889 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=130889
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-11.xml Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-200606-11
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31451 External Source XF jpeg-medialibs-dos(31451)

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