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The 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.

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The 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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-3463
Product(s):