Bug 324751 - (CVE-2007-5268) CVE-2007-5268 libpng possible DoS / crash
CVE-2007-5268 libpng possible DoS / crash
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
source=cve,reported=20071008,public=2...
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Reported: 2007-10-09 07:57 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2007-10-16 05:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-16 05:49:12 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-10-09 07:57:46 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-5268 to the following vulnerability:

pngrtran.c in libpng before 1.0.29 and 1.2.x before 1.2.21 use (1)
logical instead of bitwise operations and (2) incorrect comparisons,
which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via a crafted PNG image.

References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/27093
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3390
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=e56ccc8f0709140846k24e9a040r81623783b6b1c00f%40mail.gmail.com
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=3.0.6.32.20071004082318.012a7628%40mail.comcast.net&forum_name=png-mng-implement
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=5122753600C3E94F87FBDFFCC090D1FF0400EBC5%40MERCMBX07.na.sas.com
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-16 05:49:12 EDT
Described problems were introduced in libpng version 1.2.19.  No version of
libpng currently shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora is affected by
this problem.

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