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CVE-2009-0040 Detail

Current Description

The PNG reference library (aka libpng) before 1.0.43, and 1.2.x before 1.2.35, as used in pngcrush and other applications, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PNG file that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer in (1) the png_read_png function, (2) pCAL chunk handling, or (3) setup of 16-bit gamma tables.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.simplesystems.org/pub/png/src/libpng-1.2.34-ADVISORY.txt Vendor Advisory
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/libpng/libpng-1.2.34-ADVISORY.txt
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00009.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000062.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-28.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.405420
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.433952
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=e56ccc8f0902181726i200f4bf0n20d919473ec409b7%40mail.gmail.com
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=1689&release_id=662441
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259989-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1020521.1-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-069.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-208.htm
http://support.avaya.com/japple/css/japple?temp.documentID=366362&temp.productID=154235&temp.releaseID=361845&temp.bucketID=126655&PAGE=Document
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0046
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1750
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1830
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/649212 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:051
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:075
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:083
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0315.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0325.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0333.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0340.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501767/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503912/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/505990/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33827
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33990
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0469
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0473
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0632
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1451
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1462
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1560
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48819
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6458
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg00272.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg00412.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg00769.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg00771.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0040
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018