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CVE-2010-0205 Detail


The png_decompress_chunk function in pngrutil.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.53, 1.2.x before 1.2.43, and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 does not properly handle compressed ancillary-chunk data that has a disproportionately large uncompressed representation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption, and application hang) via a crafted PNG file, as demonstrated by use of the deflate compression method on data composed of many occurrences of the same character, related to a "decompression bomb" attack.


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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://libpng.sourceforge.net/ADVISORY-1.4.1.html Third Party Advisory 
http://libpng.sourceforge.net/decompression_bombs.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-March/037237.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-March/037355.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-March/037364.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-March/037607.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00001.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html Mailing List 
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000105.html Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435 Broken Link 
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-913-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2032 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/576029 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:063 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:064 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38478 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023674 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0014.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0517 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0605 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0626 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0637 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0667 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0682 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0686 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0847 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1107 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2491 Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56661 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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