National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2598
Original release date:07/02/2010
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."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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