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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
Description Last Modified:  06/13/2006

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 (08/24/2006)

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

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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