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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5267

Original release date: 10/08/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Off-by-one error in ICC profile chunk handling in the png_set_iCCP function in pngset.c in libpng before 1.2.22 beta1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PNG image, due to an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-5266.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/16/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libpng and libpng10 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-325-01
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 259989
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1560
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2008/03/android-sdk-update-m5-rc15-released.html
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1020521
External Source: MLIST
Name: [png-mng-implement] 20071015 libpng 1.2.21 iCCP chunk handling bug
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071112 FLEA-2007-0065-1 libpng
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1462
External Source: BID
Name: 25957
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1814
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3391
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2148
External Source: MLIST
Name: [png-mng-implement] 20071005 libpng 1.2.21 iCCP chunk handling bug
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080304 CORE-2008-0124: Multiple vulnerabilities in Google's Android SDK

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21 and previous versions

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