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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1363

Original release date: 12/26/2002
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Portable Network Graphics (PNG) library libpng 1.2.5 and earlier does not correctly calculate offsets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack on the row buffers.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:1943
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:119
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:402
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:008
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3657
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-213
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2003:0004
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:006
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:157
External Source: XF
Name: libpng-file-offset-bo(10925)
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:063
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:249
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:007
External Source: BID
Name: 6431

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10083
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3657
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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