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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3444

Original release date: 07/31/2012
Last revised: 04/10/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The get_image_dimensions function in the image-handling functionality in Django before 1.3.2 and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 uses a constant chunk size in all attempts to determine dimensions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process or thread consumption) via a large TIFF image.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2529
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1560-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2012/jul/30/security-releases-issued/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120730 Re: CVE Request: Django 1.3.1 and 1.4.0 security issues
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:143
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120730 CVE Request: Django 1.3.1 and 1.4.0 security issues

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