CVE-2011-2896 Detail

Current Description

The LZW decompressor in the LWZReadByte function in giftoppm.c in the David Koblas GIF decoder in PBMPLUS, as used in the gif_read_lzw function in filter/image-gif.c in CUPS before 1.4.7, the LZWReadByte function in plug-ins/common/file-gif-load.c in GIMP 2.6.11 and earlier, the LZWReadByte function in img/gifread.c in XPCE in SWI-Prolog 5.10.4 and earlier, and other products, does not properly handle code words that are absent from the decompression table when encountered, which allows remote attackers to trigger an infinite loop or a heap-based buffer overflow, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via a crafted compressed stream, a related issue to CVE-2006-1168 and CVE-2011-2895.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://cups.org/str.php?L3867 Patch 
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=376ad788c1a1c31d40f18494889c383f6909ebfc Patch 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-August/064600.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-August/064873.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065527.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065539.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065550.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065651.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1180.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1181.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48236
http://secunia.com/advisories/48308
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-23.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2354
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2426
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:146
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:167
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/10/10 Patch 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1635.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49148
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025929
http://www.swi-prolog.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7#c4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1207-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1214-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727800 Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730338

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2896
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.