pamperspective in Netpbm before 10.35.48 does not properly calculate a window height, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted image file that triggers an out-of-bounds read.
Published 2008-10-31 00:00:01
Updated 2017-08-08 01:32:56
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4799

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 60 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4799

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-2008-4799

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-4799

  • Red Hat 2008-10-31
    This issue can only cause pamperspective to crash when used on specially crafted messages. We do not consider this to be a security issue.

Products affected by CVE-2008-4799

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