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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
Description Last Modified:  06/30/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200607-06.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-15.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=428123
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:209
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:210
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:211
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:212
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:213
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440594/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18698
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2585
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27468
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-517

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3334
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017