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CVE-2008-4799 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/30/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4799
Original release date:
10/30/2008
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 (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 Type Source Name
http://netpbm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/netpbm/stable/doc/HISTORY External Source CONFIRM http://netpbm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/netpbm/stable/doc/HISTORY
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/22/7 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20081022 CVE Request (netpbm)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/23/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20081023 Re: CVE Request (netpbm)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31871 External Source BID 31871
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46054 External Source XF netpbm-pamperspective-pngtopnm-bo(46054)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00058.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6982
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00069.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6999

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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