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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1670

Heap-based buffer overflow in the progressive PNG Image loader (decoders/pngloader.cpp) in KHTML in KDE 4.0.x up to 4.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image.
Publish Date : 2008-04-28 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of KDE as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1670

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE KDE 4

- References For CVE-2008-1670

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1371/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1371
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20080426-1.txt CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019929
SECTRACK 1019929
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42038
XF kde-khtml-png-bo(42038)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28937
BID 28937 KDE KHTML PNGLoader Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-12
http://secunia.com/advisories/29980
SECUNIA 29980
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1670

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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