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CVE-2006-3459 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2, as used in Adobe Reader 9.3.0 and other products, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, including a large tdir_count value in the TIFFFetchShortPair function in tif_dirread.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/02/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3459
Original release date:
08/02/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060801-01-P External Source SGI 20060801-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20060901-01-P
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://lwn.net/Alerts/194228/ External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0044
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016628 External Source SECTRACK 1016628
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016671 External Source SECTRACK 1016671
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.536600 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-230
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103160-1 External Source SUNALERT 103160
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201331-1 External Source SUNALERT 201331
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-166.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-166.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1137 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-1137
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-07.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200608-07
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:136 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:136
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:137 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:137
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_44_libtiff.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:044
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0603.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0603
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0648.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0648
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19283 External Source BID 19283
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289 External Source BID 19289
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-330-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-330-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-214A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3105 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3105
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3486 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3486
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4034 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4034
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-558 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-558
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11497 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11497

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11497
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11497

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta18:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta24:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta28:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta29:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta31:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta32:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta34:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta35:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta36:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.4:beta37:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:alpha2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:alpha3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:alpha4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.5.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.6.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.6.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:3.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:libtiff:libtiff:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.8.1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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