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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      Last Modified:  11/25/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1586
Original release date:
11/25/2008
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Nov/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-11-20
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3318 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3318
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32394 External Source BID 32394
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021270 External Source SECTRACK 1021270
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3232 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3232

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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