The get_image_dimensions function in the image-handling functionality
in Django before 1.3.2 and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 uses a constant chunk
size in all attempts to determine dimensions, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (process or thread consumption)
via a large TIFF image.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20120730 CVE Request: Django 1.3.1 and 1.4.0 security issues
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