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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      Last Modified:  05/18/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2756
Original release date:
05/18/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.libgd.org/?do=details&task_id=86 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.libgd.org/?do=details&task_id=86
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01178795 External Source HP HPSBUX02262
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-07/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:044
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0889.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0889
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-05.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200708-05
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-34.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-34
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-13
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.482863 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-152-01
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
http://www.libgd.org/ReleaseNote020035 External Source CONFIRM http://www.libgd.org/ReleaseNote020035
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:122 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:122
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:123 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:123
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:124 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:124
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:187
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_13_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:013
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.020.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.020
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0890.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0890
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0891.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0891
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0146.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0146
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24089 External Source BID 24089
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018187 External Source SECTRACK 1018187
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0019/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0019
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0023
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-473-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-473-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1904 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1904
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1905 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1905
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2016 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2016
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2336 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2336
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3386 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3386
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34420 External Source XF gd-gdpngreaddata-dos(34420)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1394 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1394
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10779 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10779
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00354.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-709
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00397.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2215

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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