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CVE-2002-2061 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Netscape 6.2.3 and Mozilla 1.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to crash client browsers and execute arbitrary code via a PNG image with large width and height values and an 8-bit or 16-bit alpha channel.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-2061
Original release date:
12/31/2002
Last revised:
09/10/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(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:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Mozilla as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=157202 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=157202
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9287.php Patch External Source XF links-png-image-bo(9287)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:074 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2002:074
http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.0.1/security-fixes-1.0.1.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.0.1/security-fixes-1.0.1.html

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