Stack consumption vulnerability in the KFILE JPEG (kfile_jpeg) plugin in kdegraphics 3, as used by konqueror, digikam, and other KDE image browsers, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted EXIF section in a JPEG file, which results in an infinite recursion.
Published 2006-12-05 11:28:00
Updated 2011-08-04 04:00:00
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6297

3.79%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6297

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-6297

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-6297

  • Red Hat 2006-12-19
    We do not consider a crash of a client application such as Konqueror or other KFile users to be a security issue.

Products affected by CVE-2006-6297

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