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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0599

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) png_read_png in pngread.c or (2) png_handle_sPLT functions in pngrutil.c or (3) progressive display image reading capability in libpng 1.2.5 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed PNG image.
Publish Date : 2004-11-23 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2004-08-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0599 unix
Integer Overflow in libpng via Malformed PNG Image oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1479 unix
Multiple integer overflows in the (1) png_read_png in pngread.c or (2) png_handle_sPLT functions in pngrutil.c or (3) pr... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10938 unix
RHSA-2004:402: libpng security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004402 unix
RHSA-2004:402: libpng security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040402 unix
RHSA-2004:421: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040421 unix
RHSA-2004:421: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004421 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0599

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Greg Roelofs Libpng 1

- References For CVE-2004-0599
CERT TA04-217A
SCO SCOSA-2005.49
REDHAT RHSA-2004:402
REDHAT RHSA-2004:421
REDHAT RHSA-2004:429
BID 15495 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack 4 Released - Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed Release Date:2007-02-27
XF lilbpng-integer-bo(16896)
TRUSTIX 2004-0040
BUGTRAQ 20040804 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.035] OpenPKG Security Advisory (png)
SCO SCOSA-2004.16
GENTOO GLSA-200408-22
BID 10857 LibPNG Graphics Library Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-01-11
GENTOO GLSA-200408-03
SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:023
CERT-VN VU#160448
CERT-VN VU#477512
CERT-VN VU#286464

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0599

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