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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      Last Modified:  02/20/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-6218
Original release date:
02/20/2009
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
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 (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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-28.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-28
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635463&group_id=5624 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635463&group_id=5624
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635837 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635837
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0046 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0046
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1750 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1750
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:133 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:133
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501767/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090312 rPSA-2009-0046-1 libpng
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31920 External Source BID 31920
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021104 External Source SECTRACK 1021104
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2917 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2917
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1837 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1837
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46115 External Source XF libpng-pnghandletext-dos(46115)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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