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CVE-2006-0481 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the alpha strip capability in libpng 1.2.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) when the png_do_strip_filler function is used to strip alpha channels out of the image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/31/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.simplesystems.org/pub/libpng/png/src/libpng-1.2.8-README.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-15.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015615 Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015617 Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0205.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16626 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0393 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=179455
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24396
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10780

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10780
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10780

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0481
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017