CVE-2012-3444

NameCVE-2012-3444
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2529-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs683364

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-django (PTS)wheezy1.4.5-1+deb7u16fixed
wheezy (security)1.4.22-1fixed
jessie1.7.11-1fixed
jessie (security)1.7.11-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1:1.10.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-djangosource(unstable)1.4.1-1medium683364
python-djangosourcesqueeze1.2.3-3+squeeze3mediumDSA-2529-1

Notes

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2012/jul/30/security-releases-issued/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/31/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/31/2

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