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CVE-2010-2597

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-06-12
Bugzilla: 610776: CVE-2010-2597 libtiff: use of uninitialized values crash

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

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

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