AyeView GIF denial of service

ayeview-gif-dos (45678) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


AyeView is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error when handling certain .GIF images. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .GIF image file containing a malformed header, a remote attacker could cause the application to crash.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 3.9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Data Manipulation


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • AyeView Web site: AyeView: image viewer and converter with image transformations.
  • BID-31572: AyeView GIF Image Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-5884: AyeView 2.20 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a GIF file with a malformed header.
  • OSVDB ID: 51359: AyeView Malformed GIF File Header Handling DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • ZkeSoft Group AyeView 2.20


Oct 04, 2008

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