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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   libpng Vendors:   libpng.sourceforge.net
(Sun Issues Fix) libpng Chunk Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022308
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022308
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5269   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 30 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2 prior to 1.2.21 and 1.0 prior to 1.0.29
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libpng. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image that, when loaded by the target application, will trigger an out-of-bounds read error in certain chunk handlers and cause the target application to crash.

The png_handle_pCAL(), png_handle_sCAL(), png_push_read_tEXt(), png_handle_iTXt(), and png_handle_ztXt() functions are affected.

George Cook and Jeff Phillips reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137080-03 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_113 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137081-03 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_113 or later

Note that for Solaris 10 the issues referred to as CVE-2007-5267,
CVE-2008-3964, CVE-2007-5266, CVE-2007-5268, CVE-2007-5269, and
CVE-2008-1382 are resolved in patches 137080-02 and 137081-02 and
later revisions.

Sun is working on a fix for Solaris 8 and 9.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259989-1

Vendor URL:  libpng.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 23 2007 libpng Chunk Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sat, 30 May 2009 10:23:34 -0400
Subject:  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259989-1



CVE-2007-5266
CVE-2007-5267
CVE-2007-5268
CVE-2007-5269
CVE-2008-1382
CVE-2008-3964
CVE-2009-0040
 
 


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