CVE-2008-4799 Detail

Current Description

pamperspective in Netpbm before 10.35.48 does not properly calculate a window height, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted image file that triggers an out-of-bounds read.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/31/2008)

This issue can only cause pamperspective to crash when used on specially crafted messages. We do not consider this to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://netpbm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/netpbm/stable/doc/HISTORY
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/22/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/23/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31871
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46054
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00058.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00069.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4799
NVD Published Date:
10/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE