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CVE-2007-5268 Detail


pngrtran.c in libpng before 1.0.29 and 1.2.x before 1.2.21 use (1) logical instead of bitwise operations and (2) incorrect comparisons, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PNG image.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/08/2007

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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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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 CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-325-01 Patch External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20071004 Libpng-1.2.21 and libpng-1.0.29 released External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20070911 FW: Compiler warnings for pngrtran.c Patch External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20070914 libpng-1.0.29beta1 and libpng-1.2.21beta1 External Source SUNALERT 259989 External Source SUNALERT 1020521 External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-08 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-07 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:217 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 25956 External Source UBUNTU USN-538-1 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-150A External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3390 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1697 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1462 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1560 External Source CONFIRM

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