CVE-2006-3463

NameCVE-2006-3463
DescriptionThe EstimateStripByteCounts function in TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2 uses a 16-bit unsigned short when iterating over an unsigned 32-bit value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a large td_nstrips value, which triggers an infinite loop.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1137-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tiff (PTS)wheezy4.0.2-6+deb7u5fixed
wheezy (security)4.0.2-6+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.0.3-12.3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4.0.6-2fixed
tiff3 (PTS)wheezy3.9.6-11fixed
wheezy (security)3.9.6-11+deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tiffsource(unstable)3.8.2-6high
tiffsourcesarge3.7.2-7highDSA-1137-1
tiff3source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- tiff3 <not-affected> (fixed prior to initial upload)

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