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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4799

Original release date: 10/30/2008
Last revised: 08/19/2009


pamperspective in Netpbm before 10.35.48 does not properly calculate a window height, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted image file that triggers an out-of-bounds read.


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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/31/2008)
This issue can only cause pamperspective to crash when used on specially crafted messages. We do not consider this to be a security issue.

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6999
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081022 CVE Request (netpbm)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://netpbm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/netpbm/stable/doc/HISTORY
External Source: XF
Name: netpbm-pamperspective-pngtopnm-bo(46054)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6982
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081023 Re: CVE Request (netpbm)
External Source: BID
Name: 31871

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.47 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.46
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.45
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.44
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.43
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.42
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.41
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.40
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.39
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.38
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.37
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.36
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.35
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.34
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.33
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.32
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.31
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.30
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.29
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.28
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.27
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.26
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.25
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.24
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.23
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.22
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.21
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.20
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.19
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.18
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.17
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.16
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.15
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.14
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.13
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.12
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.11
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.10
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.09
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.08
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.07
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.06
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.05
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.04
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.03
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.02
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.01
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.35.00
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.34
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.33
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.32
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.31
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.30
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.29
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.28
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.27
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.26
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.25
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.24
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.23
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.22
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.21
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.20
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.19
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.18
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.17
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.16
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.15
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.14
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.13
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.12
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.10
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.9
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.8
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.7
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.6
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.5
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.4
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.3
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.2
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.1
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:10.0
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.25
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.24
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.23
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.22
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.21
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.20
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.19
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.18
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.17
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.16
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.15
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.14
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.13
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.12
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.11
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.10
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.9
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.8
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.7
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.6
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.5
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.4
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.3
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.2
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.1
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:9.0
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:8.4
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:8.3
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:8.2
* cpe:/a:netpbm:netpbm:8.1
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