CVE Details

Release Date:2007-10-08


Certain chunk handlers in libpng before 1.0.29 and 1.2.x before 1.2.21 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted (1) pCAL (png_handle_pCAL), (2) sCAL (png_handle_sCAL), (3) tEXt (png_push_read_tEXt), (4) iTXt (png_handle_iTXt), and (5) ztXT (png_handle_ztXt) chunking in PNG images, which trigger out-of-bounds read operations.

See more information about CVE-2007-5269 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 3 (libpng)ELSA-2007-09922007-10-23
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 3 (libpng10)ELSA-2007-09922007-10-23
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (libpng)ELSA-2007-09922007-10-23
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (libpng10)ELSA-2007-09922007-10-23
Oracle Linux version 5 (libpng)ELSA-2007-09922007-10-23

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