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<glsa id="200606-11">
<title>JPEG library: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
The JPEG library is vulnerable to a Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">jpeg</product>
<announced>June 11, 2006</announced>
<revised>July 29, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>130889</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/jpeg" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6b-r7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6b-r7</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The JPEG library is able to load, handle and manipulate images in the
JPEG format.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Auditing Team discovered that the
vulnerable JPEG library ebuilds compile JPEG without the --maxmem
feature which is not recommended.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By enticing a user to load a specially crafted JPEG image file an
attacker could cause a Denial of Service, due to memory exhaustion.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
JPEG users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/jpeg-6b-r7&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3005">CVE-2006-3005</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 05 Jun 2006 22:15:44 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 05 Jun 2006 22:17:08 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 06 Jun 2006 08:58:39 +0000">
daxomatic
</metadata>
</glsa>