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CVE-2010-2596

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-04-16
Bugzilla: 610759: CVE-2010-2596 libtiff: assertion failure on downsampled OJPEG file

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The OJPEGPostDecode function in tif_ojpeg.c in LibTIFF 3.9.0 and 3.9.2, as used in tiff2ps, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a crafted TIFF image, related to "downsampled OJPEG input."

Find out more about CVE-2010-2596 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libtiff as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtiff) RHSA-2014:0222 February 27, 2014

External References

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