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CVE-2011-2691 Detail

Current Description

The png_err function in pngerror.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.55, 1.2.x before 1.2.45, 1.4.x before 1.4.8, and 1.5.x before 1.5.4 makes a function call using a NULL pointer argument instead of an empty-string argument, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PNG image.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://libpng.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=libpng/libpng;a=commit;h=9dad5e37aef295b4ef8dea39392b652deebc9261 Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00003.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-July/063118.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133951357207000&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-15.xml
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2287
http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:151
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/13/2 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48660
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720608 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/68537

Technical Details

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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-2011-2691
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017