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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5907

Original release date: 01/15/2009
Last revised: 03/26/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The png_check_keyword function in pngwutil.c in libpng before 1.0.42, and 1.2.x before 1.2.34, might allow context-dependent attackers to set the value of an arbitrary memory location to zero via vectors involving creation of crafted PNG files with keywords, related to an implicit cast of the '\0' character constant to a NULL pointer. NOTE: some sources incorrectly report this as a double free vulnerability.

Impact

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 unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/11/2009)
Red Hat does not consider this bug to be a security issue. For a more detailed explanation, please see the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-5907

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200903-28
External Source: MLIST
Name: [png-mng-implement] 20081126 Memory overwriting bug in png_check_keyword()
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090109 libpng non issue
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:051
External Source: XF
Name: libpng-pngcheckkeyword-memory-corruption(48128)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:003
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libpng.sourceforge.net/index.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1750

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.41 and previous versions
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.40
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.39
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.38
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.37
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.35
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.34
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.33
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.32
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.31
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.30
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.30:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.29:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.29:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28:rc6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.29:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.29
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.29:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.28:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.25:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.25:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.25
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.26
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.27:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.24
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.24:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.22:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.23:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.19:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.19:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.19:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.19
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.21:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.20
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.21:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.19:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.18
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.15:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.15:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.15:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.12:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.12:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.15
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.16
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.13
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.14
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.17
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.10:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.10:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.10
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.12
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.11
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.11:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.11:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.11:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.0.11:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.27
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.28
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.29
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.30
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.31
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.32
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.33 and previous versions
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.3:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.4:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.4:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.4:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.4:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.5:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.6:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.7
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.7:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.7:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta10
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.8:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta9
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta8
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta7
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:beta6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.9:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta06
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta03-1.2.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:rc01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:rc01-1.2.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta05
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta04
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta03
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:beta02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta05
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta02-1.2.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta03
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:rc01-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta05-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.24:beta01-1.2.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:rc01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta02-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta01-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta04-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta03-1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta03
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta04
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:rc1-1.2.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.23:beta01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta03
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta04
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta05
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:beta06
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.26:rc01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:rc02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.25:rc01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta4-1.2.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta2-1.2.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.22:beta3-1.2.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:beta01
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:beta04
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:beta03
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.20:beta02
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.2:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:rc6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta8
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta33
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta7
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta31
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta32
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta9
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta30
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta23
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta24
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta21
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta22
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta29
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta27
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta28
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta25
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta26
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta19
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta20
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta17
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta18
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta12
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta14
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta13
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta16
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta15
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.18
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta10
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.19:beta11
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.16:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.16:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.16:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.17
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.16
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:rc4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.14:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.14:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.15:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.14:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.13:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.13:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.14
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.13
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:rc5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.13:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta6
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta7
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:rc3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.11:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:rc2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:rc1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.10:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.1:beta1
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:beta5
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:beta4
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:beta3
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:beta2
cpe:/a:libpng:libpng:1.2.0:rc1

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