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610776: CVE-2010-2597 libtiff: use of uninitialized values crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The TIFFVStripSize function in tif_strip.c in LibTIFF 3.9.0 and 3.9.2 makes incorrect calls to the TIFFGetField function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF image, related to "downsampled OJPEG input" and possibly related to a compiler optimization that triggers a divide-by-zero error.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2597 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 5 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 2010-07-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0519 2010-07-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libtiff Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 libtiff Not affected