CVE-2010-2249 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.44, and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a PNG image containing malformed Physical Scale (aka sCAL) chunks.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Mar/msg00004.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/044283.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/044397.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000105.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.613061 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456 Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4457 Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4554 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2072 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html Product  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41174 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024723 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-960-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0014.html Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=608644 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/59816 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-401 Missing Release of Memory after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2249
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE