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CVE-2008-6218 Detail

Description

Memory leak in the png_handle_tEXt function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.33 rc02 and 1.4.0 beta36 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted PNG file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/20/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/03/2009)

Red Hat does not consider this bug a security flaw. For more details please see the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468990

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-28.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635463&group_id=5624 Patch
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635837 Patch
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0046
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1750
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:133
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501767/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31920
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021104
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2917
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1837
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46115

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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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-6218
NVD Published Date:
02/20/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018