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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2026

Original release date: 04/25/2006
Last revised: 07/18/2013


Double free vulnerability in tif_jpeg.c in libtiff before 3.8.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image that triggers errors related to "setfield/getfield methods in cleanup functions."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: libTIFF, libTIFF, 3.8.1

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External Source: XF
Name: libtiff-tifjpeg-doublefree-memory-corruption(26135)
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0024
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1054
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060501-01-U
External Source: BID
Name: 17733
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-119.htm
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:082
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:009
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201332
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1563
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=189933
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11389
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103099
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0425
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugzilla.remotesensing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1102
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-277-1
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-17

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11389
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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