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CVE-2006-3005 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=130889
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-11.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31451

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:media-libs_jpeg:6b:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:media-libs_jpeg:6b:r3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:media-libs_jpeg:6b:r4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:media-libs_jpeg:6b:r5:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:media-libs_jpeg:6b:r6:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3005
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017