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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0597

Original release date: 11/23/2004
Last revised: 07/21/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple buffer overflows in libpng 1.2.5 and earlier, as used in multiple products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via malformed PNG images in which (1) the png_handle_tRNS function does not properly validate the length of transparency chunk (tRNS) data, or the (2) png_handle_sBIT or (3) png_handle_hIST functions do not perform sufficient bounds checking.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2004:023
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT4778
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200408-22
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2004.16
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA04-217A
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200663
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:1943
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:421
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2274
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:213
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2378
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-536
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7709
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4492
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:594
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:856
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040804 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.035] OpenPKG Security Advisory (png)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:2089
External Source: MS
Name: MS05-009
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#817368
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050209 MSN Messenger PNG Image Buffer Overflow Download Shellcoded Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 15495
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-001.txt
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 10857
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:429
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:402
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=421&idxseccion=10
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#388984
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22957
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:079
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22958
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2005.49
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11284
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:212
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2004-0040
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-114816-02-1
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA05-039A
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=2679
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: libpng-pnghandle-bo(16894)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200408-03
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11284
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2274
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2378
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4492
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:594
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7709
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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