The Portable Network Graphics library (libpng) 1.0.15 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed PNG image file that triggers an error that causes an out-of-bounds read when creating the error message.
Published 2004-08-18 04:00:00
Updated 2024-02-09 00:27:40
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-0421

2.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2004-0421

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2004-0421

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2004-0421

Products affected by CVE-2004-0421

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