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CVE-2008-1586 Detail

Description

ImageIO in Apple iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.1 and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and device reset) via a crafted TIFF image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/25/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/19/2009)

Red Hat does not consider this libTIFF bug to be a security issue.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Nov/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3318 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32394
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021270
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3232

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1586
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011