Multiple off-by-one errors in libpng before 1.2.32beta01, and 1.4 before 1.4.0beta34, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have unspecified other impact via a PNG image with crafted zTXt chunks, related to (1) the png_push_read_zTXt function in pngread.c, and possibly related to (2) pngtest.c.
Published 2008-09-11 01:13:48
Updated 2022-01-31 14:18:20
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3964

0.47%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-3964

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-3964

  • A product calculates or uses an incorrect maximum or minimum value that is 1 more, or 1 less, than the correct value.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-3964

  • Red Hat 2017-08-07
    Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of libpng as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

References for CVE-2008-3964

Products affected by CVE-2008-3964

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