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CVE-2008-3964 Detail


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.


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CVSS 4.0 Severity and Vector Strings:

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/07/2017)

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
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-15.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=e56ccc8f0809180317u6a5306fg14683947affb3e1b%40mail.gmail.com&forum_name=png-mng-implement Third Party Advisory 
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=5624&release_id=624517 Product  Third Party Advisory 
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=624518 Broken Link  Patch 
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2095669&group_id=5624&atid=105624 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259989-1 Broken Link 
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1020521.1-1 Broken Link 
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/889484 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:051 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/8 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31049 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2512 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1462 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1560 Permissions Required 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44928 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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