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CVE-2010-2598

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-06-10
Bugzilla: 610786: CVE-2010-2598 libtiff: crash when reading image with not configured compression

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

LibTIFF in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 on x86_64 platforms, as used in tiff2rgba, attempts to process image data even when the required compression functionality is not configured, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted TIFF image, related to "downsampled OJPEG input."

Find out more about CVE-2010-2598 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 3 (libtiff) RHSA-2010:0520 July 08, 2010

External References

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