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CVE-2006-3334 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the png_decompress_chunk function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.12 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors related to "chunk error processing," possibly involving the "chunk_name".

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/30/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3334
Original release date:
06/30/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
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 unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Upgrade to 1.2.12

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/14/2007)

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 this is a two-byte overflow into the middle of the stack and is not exploitable.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200607-06.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200607-06
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200812-15
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=428123 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=428123
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:209 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:209
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:210 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:210
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:211 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:211
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:212 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:212
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:213 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:213
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:016
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:028
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440594/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060719 rPSA-2006-0133-1 libpng
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18698 External Source BID 18698
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2585 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2585
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27468 External Source XF libpng-pngdecompresschunk-bo(27468)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-517 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-517

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