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CVE-2008-1670 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the progressive PNG Image loader (decoders/pngloader.cpp) in KHTML in KDE 4.0.x up to 4.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/28/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1670
Original release date:
04/28/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
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:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/01/2008)

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20080426-1.txt External Source CONFIRM http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20080426-1.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28937 Patch External Source BID 28937
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019929 External Source SECTRACK 1019929
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1371/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1371
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42038 External Source XF kde-khtml-png-bo(42038)

Technical Details

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