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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2445

Original release date: 05/16/2007
Last revised: 11/10/2015


The png_handle_tRNS function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.0.25 and 1.2.x before 1.2.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a grayscale PNG image with a bad tRNS chunk CRC value.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=508653&group_id=5624
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080304 CORE-2008-0124: Multiple vulnerabilities in Google's Android SDK
External Source: BID
Name: 24000
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1613
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#684664
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-24
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-136-01
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2385
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2008/03/android-sdk-update-m5-rc15-released.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-07
External Source: XF
Name: libpng-trns-chunk-dos(34340)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/download.sourceforge.net/pub/sourceforge/l/li/libpng/libpng-1.2.17-ADVISORY.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070517 FLEA-2007-0018-1: libpng
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102987
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.013
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=508656&group_id=5624
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 24023
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200871
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:116
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0356
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0019
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:013
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1838
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-472-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-254.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018078
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1381
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://irrlicht.sourceforge.net/changes.txt
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1750
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2148
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10094

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10094
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
+ OR
cpe:/a:png_reference_library:libpng:1.0.15 and previous versions
cpe:/a:png_reference_library:libpng:1.2.16 and previous versions

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