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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1363

Portable Network Graphics (PNG) library libpng 1.2.5 and earlier does not correctly calculate offsets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack on the row buffers.
Publish Date : 2002-12-26 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2002-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Portable Network Graphics Library Offset Calculation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3657 unix
Portable Network Graphics (PNG) library libpng 1.2.5 and earlier does not correctly calculate offsets, which allows remo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10083 unix
RHSA-2004:249: libpng security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004249 unix
RHSA-2004:249: libpng security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040249 unix
RHSA-2004:402: libpng security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040402 unix
RHSA-2004:402: libpng security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004402 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-2002-1363

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Greg Roelofs Libpng 14

- References For CVE-2002-1363
REDHAT RHSA-2003:006
BID 6431 LibPNG Incorrect Offset Calculation Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-11
REDHAT RHSA-2004:402
REDHAT RHSA-2003:157
REDHAT RHSA-2004:249
REDHAT RHSA-2003:119
REDHAT RHSA-2003:007
SUSE SUSE-SA:2003:0004
XF libpng-file-offset-bo(10925)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1363

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