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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5793

The sPLT chunk handling code (png_set_sPLT function in pngset.c) in libpng 1.0.6 through 1.2.12 uses a sizeof operator on the wrong data type, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed sPLT chunks that trigger an out-of-bounds read.
Publish Date : 2006-11-17 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-11-07 2006-11-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5793 unix
ELSA-2007:0356: libpng security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22592 unix
RHSA-2007:0356: libpng security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070356 unix
The sPLT chunk handling code (png_set_sPLT function in pngset.c) in libpng 1.0.6 through 1.2.12 uses a sizeof operator o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10324 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5793

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.7rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Greg Roelofs Libpng 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Greg Roelofs Libpng 18

- References For CVE-2006-5793 CONFIRM CONFIRM
XF libpng-pngsetsplt-dos(30290)
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
VUPEN ADV-2006-4568
BID 21078 The 'libpng' Graphics Library PNG_SET_SPLT Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-19
TRUSTIX 2006-0065
VUPEN ADV-2006-4521
BUGTRAQ 20061115 rPSA-2006-0211-1 libpng
BUGTRAQ 20061204 rPSA-2006-0211-2 doxygen libpng
BUGTRAQ 20080304 CORE-2008-0124: Multiple vulnerabilities in Google's Android SDK
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.036
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0356
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:028
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-335-03
GENTOO GLSA-200611-09
SECTRACK 1017244
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5793

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