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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
Description Last Modified:  04/28/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20080426-1.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28937 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019929
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1371/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42038

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1670
NVD Published Date:
04/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017