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2008.06.19 21:34 "Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Steve Eddins
2008.06.19 22:04 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Frank Warmerdam
2008.06.20 12:02 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Steve Eddins
2008.06.20 13:38 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Bob Friesenhahn
2008.06.20 17:19 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Andrey Kiselev
2008.06.20 18:19 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Edward Lam
2008.06.22 17:15 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Steve Eddins

2008.06.20 13:38 "Re: Scalability problem in tif_dirread.c - detecting loops in IFD offsets", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Fri, 20 Jun 2008, Steve Eddins wrote:

> Frank and Ed,
>
> Thanks very much for your helpful responses.  Interesting that such 
> files really exist.

Malignant image files exist on purpose.  The intent is to crash 
software and take over computers.  Image files are one of the best 
ways to do that.

Some of the people who craft these files seem to be in the genious 
category.

Bob
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