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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-6954

The png_do_expand_palette function in libpng before 1.6.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via (1) a PLTE chunk of zero bytes or (2) a NULL palette, related to pngrtran.c and pngset.c.
Publish Date : 2014-01-12 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014:0412: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23781 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014:0413: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24586 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014:0414: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24610 unix
ELSA-2014:0412: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24411 unix
ELSA-2014:0413: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24759 unix
ELSA-2014:0414: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24739 unix
ELSA-2014:0486: java-1.7.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24767 unix
ELSA-2014:0508: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25185 unix
HP-UX running Java6, Remote Unauthorized Access, Disclosure of Information, and Other Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26420 unix
RHSA-2014:0412: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24489 unix
RHSA-2014:0412: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140412 unix
RHSA-2014:0413: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140413 unix
RHSA-2014:0413: java-1.7.0-oracle security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24723 unix
RHSA-2014:0414: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24557 unix
RHSA-2014:0414: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140414 unix
RHSA-2014:0486: java-1.7.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140486 unix
RHSA-2014:0486: java-1.7.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23870 unix
RHSA-2014:0508: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24446 unix
RHSA-2014:0508: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140508 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0639-1 -- Security update for OpenJDK oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25315 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0728-3 -- Security update for IBM Java 6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25419 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0728-2 -- Security update for IBM Java 6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25385 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0733-2 -- Security update for IBM Java 7 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25310 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0733-1 -- Security update for IBM Java 7 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25167 unix
Vulnerability in Java SE 6u71, Java SE 7u51, Java SE 8, JRockit R28.3.1 allows successful unauthenticated network attac... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24515 windows
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-2013-6954

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.3 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.4 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.7 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Libpng Libpng 1.6.8 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libpng Libpng 15

BID 64493 libpng 'png_read_transform_info()' Function NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-11-10
GENTOO GLSA-201406-32
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0414
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0413
CERT-VN VU#650142
HP SSRT101668
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0100

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-6954

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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