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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5269

Original release date: 10/08/2007
Last revised: 05/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Certain chunk handlers in libpng before 1.0.29 and 1.2.x before 1.2.21 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted (1) pCAL (png_handle_pCAL), (2) sCAL (png_handle_sCAL), (3) tEXt (png_push_read_tEXt), (4) iTXt (png_handle_iTXt), and (5) ztXT (png_handle_ztXt) chunking in PNG images, which trigger out-of-bounds read operations.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: BID
Name: 28276
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-460.htm
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 259989
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34388
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071112 FLEA-2007-0065-1 libpng
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-538-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29420
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-08
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31712
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1560
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27746
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=337461
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27405
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2008/03/android-sdk-update-m5-rc15-released.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10614
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201209-25
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27093
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1750
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27662
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080318 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35302
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018849
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0905
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27492
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27284
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31713
External Source: MLIST
Name: [png-mng-implement] 20071004 Libpng-1.2.21 and libpng-1.0.29 released
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195261
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1020521
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2521
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3390
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-150A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27529
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2466
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
External Source: BID
Name: 25956
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-734
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27965
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1697
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-325-01
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0992
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2148
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20080317 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27629
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1462
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1814
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-07
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080304 CORE-2008-0124: Multiple vulnerabilities in Google's Android SDK
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:025
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30161
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2666
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30430
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27369
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:217
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27391
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35386
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=327791

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10614
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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