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.


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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/2011//Oct/msg00003.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-July/063118.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133951357207000&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-15.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2287 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html Product  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/13/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48660 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720608 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/68537 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2691
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.