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CVE-2007-2756 Detail

Description

The gdPngReadData function in libgd 2.0.34 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted PNG image with truncated data, which causes an infinite loop in the png_read_info function in libpng.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/18/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/22/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw to be a security vulnerability. We are not aware of any long running processes using libgd which could not recover from this condition.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.libgd.org/?do=details&task_id=86 Patch
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01178795
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-07/msg00006.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0889.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-05.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-34.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-13.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.482863
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml
http://www.libgd.org/ReleaseNote020035
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:122
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:123
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:124
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_13_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.020.html
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0890.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0891.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0146.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24089
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018187
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0019/
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-473-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1904
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1905
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2016
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2336
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3386
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34420
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1394
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10779
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00354.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00397.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10779
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10779

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libgd:libgd:2.0.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2756
NVD Published Date:
05/18/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017