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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3461

Heap-based buffer overflow in the PixarLog decoder in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2006-08-02 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- 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-2006-3461 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063461 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the PixarLog decoder in the TIFF library (libtiff) before 3.8.2 might allow context-depend... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9910 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-2006-3461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libtiff Libtiff 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libtiff Libtiff 1

- References For CVE-2006-3461

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060801-01-P
SGI 20060801-01-P
http://lwn.net/Alerts/194228/
TRUSTIX 2006-0044
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc
SGI 20060901-01-P
http://secunia.com/advisories/21304
SECUNIA 21304
http://secunia.com/advisories/21319
SECUNIA 21319
http://secunia.com/advisories/21338
SECUNIA 21338
http://secunia.com/advisories/21346
SECUNIA 21346
http://secunia.com/advisories/21598
SECUNIA 21598
http://secunia.com/advisories/21632
SECUNIA 21632
http://secunia.com/advisories/22036
SECUNIA 22036
http://secunia.com/advisories/27181
SECUNIA 27181
http://secunia.com/advisories/27222
SECUNIA 27222
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103160-1
SUNALERT 103160
http://secunia.com/advisories/27832
SECUNIA 27832
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3486
VUPEN ADV-2007-3486
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201331-1
SUNALERT 201331
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4034
VUPEN ADV-2007-4034
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:137
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:137
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0648.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0648
http://secunia.com/advisories/21253
SECUNIA 21253
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/21274
SECUNIA 21274
http://secunia.com/advisories/21290
SECUNIA 21290
http://secunia.com/advisories/21334
SECUNIA 21334
http://secunia.com/advisories/21370
SECUNIA 21370
http://secunia.com/advisories/21392
SECUNIA 21392
http://www.osvdb.org/27725
OSVDB 27725
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_44_libtiff.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:044
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200608-07
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3105
VUPEN ADV-2006-3105
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-166.htm CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.536600
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-230
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016671
SECTRACK 1016671
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016628
SECTRACK 1016628
http://secunia.com/advisories/21501
SECUNIA 21501
http://secunia.com/advisories/21537
SECUNIA 21537
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0603.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0603
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
BID 19289 Apple Mac OS X Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19290
BID 19290 LibTIFF PixarLog Decoder Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-330-1
UBUNTU USN-330-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-558 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1137
DEBIAN DSA-1137
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html
CERT TA06-214A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3461

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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