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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3459

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2, as used in Adobe Reader 9.3.0 and other products, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, including a large tdir_count value in the TIFFFetchShortPair function in tif_dirread.c.
Publish Date : 2006-08-02 Last Update Date : 2011-09-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-07-14 2006-08-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3459 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063459 unix
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2, as used in Adobe Reader 9.3.0 and othe... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11497 unix
RHSA-2006:0603: libtiff security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060603 unix
RHSA-2006:0648: kdegraphics security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060648 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.4 Beta36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.6 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Alpha3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Alpha4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libtiff Libtiff 38

- References For CVE-2006-3459

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060801-01-P
SGI 20060801-01-P
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html
CERT TA06-214A
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1137
DEBIAN DSA-1137
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-558 CONFIRM
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc
SGI 20060901-01-P
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://lwn.net/Alerts/194228/
TRUSTIX 2006-0044
http://secunia.com/advisories/21253
SECUNIA 21253
http://secunia.com/advisories/21274
SECUNIA 21274
http://secunia.com/advisories/21290
SECUNIA 21290
http://secunia.com/advisories/21304
SECUNIA 21304
http://secunia.com/advisories/21319
SECUNIA 21319
http://secunia.com/advisories/21334
SECUNIA 21334
http://secunia.com/advisories/21338
SECUNIA 21338
http://secunia.com/advisories/21346
SECUNIA 21346
http://secunia.com/advisories/21370
SECUNIA 21370
http://secunia.com/advisories/21392
SECUNIA 21392
http://secunia.com/advisories/21501
SECUNIA 21501
http://secunia.com/advisories/21537
SECUNIA 21537
http://secunia.com/advisories/21632
SECUNIA 21632
http://secunia.com/advisories/21598
SECUNIA 21598
http://secunia.com/advisories/27222
SECUNIA 27222
http://secunia.com/advisories/27181
SECUNIA 27181
http://secunia.com/advisories/22036
SECUNIA 22036
http://secunia.com/blog/76
http://secunia.com/advisories/27832
SECUNIA 27832
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016628
SECTRACK 1016628
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-166.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201331-1
SUNALERT 201331
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103160-1
SUNALERT 103160
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.536600
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-230-01
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016671
SECTRACK 1016671
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_44_libtiff.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:137
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:137
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:136
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:136
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200608-07
http://www.osvdb.org/27723
OSVDB 27723
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0603.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0603
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19283
BID 19283 LibTIFF TiffFetchShortPair Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0648.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0648
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
BID 19289 Apple Mac OS X Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-330-1
UBUNTU USN-330-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3105
VUPEN ADV-2006-3105
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3486
VUPEN ADV-2007-3486
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4034
VUPEN ADV-2007-4034

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3459

Apple iOS MobileSafari LibTIFF Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a buffer overflow in the version of libtiff shipped with firmware versions 1.00, 1.01, 1.02, and 1.1.1 of the Apple iPhone. iPhones which have not had the BSD tools installed will need to use a special payload.
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : OSX
Apple iOS MobileMail LibTIFF Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a buffer overflow in the version of libtiff shipped with firmware versions 1.00, 1.01, 1.02, and 1.1.1 of the Apple iPhone. iPhones which have not had the BSD tools installed will need to use a special payload.
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : OSX


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