CVE-2009-2042 Detail

Current Description

libpng before 1.2.37 does not properly parse 1-bit interlaced images with width values that are not divisible by 8, which causes libpng to include uninitialized bits in certain rows of a PNG file and might allow remote attackers to read portions of sensitive memory via "out-of-bounds pixels" in the file.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/14/2010)

This issue has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0534.html.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0077.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0121.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200906-01.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.551809
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-913-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2032
http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:063
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35233 Patch 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1510 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0637
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0682
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0847
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50966
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00218.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00630.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2042
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE