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CVE-2006-3463 Detail

Current Description

The EstimateStripByteCounts function in TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2 uses a 16-bit unsigned short when iterating over an unsigned 32-bit value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a large td_nstrips value, which triggers an infinite loop.

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

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SGI 20060801-01-P External Source SGI 20060901-01-P External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0044 External Source SECTRACK 1016628 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-230-01 External Source SUNALERT 103160 External Source SUNALERT 201331 External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-1137 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200608-07 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:136 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:137 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:044 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0603 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0648 External Source BID 19284 External Source UBUNTU USN-330-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3105 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3486 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4034 External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10639

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