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CVE-2008-3964 Detail

Description

Multiple off-by-one errors in libpng before 1.2.32beta01, and 1.4 before 1.4.0beta34, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have unspecified other impact via a PNG image with crafted zTXt chunks, related to (1) the png_push_read_zTXt function in pngread.c, and possibly related to (2) pngtest.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/10/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3964
Original release date:
09/10/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
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 (01/01/1900)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of libpng as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200812-15
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=e56ccc8f0809180317u6a5306fg14683947affb3e1b%40mail.gmail.com&forum_name=png-mng-implement External Source MLIST [png-mng-implement] 20080918 libpng-1.0.40 and libpng-1.2.32 available
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=624517 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=624517
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=624518 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=624518
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2095669&group_id=5624&atid=105624 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2095669&group_id=5624&atid=105624
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259989-1 External Source SUNALERT 259989
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1020521.1-1 External Source SUNALERT 1020521
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/889484 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#889484
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:051 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:051
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/3 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080909 CVE request (libpng)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/8 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080909 Re: CVE request (libpng)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31049 External Source BID 31049
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2512 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2512
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1462 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1462
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1560 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1560
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44928 External Source XF libpng-pngpushreadztxt-dos(44928)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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