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1427218: CVE-2017-6314 gdk-pixbuf: Infinite loop in io-tiff.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The make_available_at_least function in io-tiff.c in gdk-pixbuf allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a large TIFF file.

Find out more about CVE-2017-6314 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the versions of gdk-pixbuf2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle:

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gdk-pixbuf2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gdk-pixbuf2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 gdk-pixbuf Not affected
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
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