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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3005

The JPEG library in media-libs/jpeg before 6b-r7 on Gentoo Linux is built without the -maxmem feature, which could allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted JPEG file that exceeds the intended memory limits.
Publish Date : 2006-06-13 Last Update Date : 2017-07-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider this a security issue. It is expected behavior that a large input file will cause the processing program to use a large amount of memory.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3005

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 6B R3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 6B R4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 6B R5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 6B R6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 6B R2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
Gentoo Media-libs Jpeg 5

- References For CVE-2006-3005
GENTOO GLSA-200606-11
OSVDB 26317
XF jpeg-medialibs-dos(31451)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3005

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

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