7191 : Portable Network Graphics Libraries libpng Row Buffer Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2002-12-14

Description

libpng contains an overflow condition in the handling of PNG files. The issue is triggered as user-supplied input is not properly sanitized when handling row buffers. With a specially crafted PNG file, a context-dependent attacker can cause a buffer overflow to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability. There are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. Check the vendor advisory, changelog, or solution in the references section for details.

Products

libpng
libpng
1.2.5

References

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

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