8314 : libpng png_handle_sPLT Local Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-08-04

Description

A local overflow exists in libpng. The library function png_handle_sPLT fails to validate input resulting in a possible integer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker might theoretically cause execution of code resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.2.6 release candidate 1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds. Users of the older 1.0 series should upgrade to libpng-1.0.16 release candidate 1 or higher.

Products

PNG Development Group
libpng
1.0.15
1.2.5
ImageMagick Studio LLC
ImageMagick
6.0.0-2
GraphicsMagick Group
GraphicsMagick
1.1.2

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Credit

  • Chris Evans - chrisscary.beasts.org -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

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