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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3334

Buffer overflow in the png_decompress_chunk function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.12 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors related to "chunk error processing," possibly involving the "chunk_name".
Publish Date : 2006-06-30 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 this is a two-byte overflow into the middle of the stack and is not exploitable.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3334 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3334

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.7rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Greg Roelofs Libpng 13

- References For CVE-2006-3334 CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
GENTOO GLSA-200607-06
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:028
BID 18698 Libpng Graphics Library Chunk Error Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-15 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:016
XF libpng-pngdecompresschunk-bo(27468)
BUGTRAQ 20060719 rPSA-2006-0133-1 libpng
GENTOO GLSA-200812-15
VUPEN ADV-2006-2585

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3334

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