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CVE-2007-5267 Detail


Off-by-one error in ICC profile chunk handling in the png_set_iCCP function in pngset.c in libpng before 1.2.22 beta1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PNG image, due to an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-5266.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/08/2007

Quick Info

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/16/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libpng and libpng10 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-325-01 External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20071005 libpng 1.2.21 iCCP chunk handling bug Patch External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20071015 libpng 1.2.21 iCCP chunk handling bug External Source SUNALERT 259989 External Source SUNALERT 1020521 External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source BUGTRAQ 20071112 FLEA-2007-0065-1 libpng External Source BUGTRAQ 20080304 CORE-2008-0124: Multiple vulnerabilities in Google's Android SDK External Source BID 25957 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3391 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1462 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1560 External Source CONFIRM

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
cpe:2.3:a:libpng:libpng:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.2.21

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