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CVE-2006-5793 Detail

Current Description

The sPLT chunk handling code (png_set_sPLT function in pngset.c) in libpng 1.0.6 through 1.2.12 uses a sizeof operator on the wrong data type, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed sPLT chunks that trigger an out-of-bounds read.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2008/03/android-sdk-update-m5-rc15-released.html
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=101400&action=view Patch
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=154380 Patch
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-200611-09.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017244
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.465035
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=464278 Patch
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-254.htm
http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2148
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.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.036.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0356.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/451874/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453484/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489135/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21078
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0065/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-383-1 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4521 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4568 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30290
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-790 Patch
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-824
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10324

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.7rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:greg_roelofs:libpng:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5793
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018