libpng sCAL denial of service

libpng-scal-dos (59816) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

libpng is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory leak error when handling malicious sCAL chunks. By persuading a victim to view a specially-crafted PNG image, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of libpng (1.2.44 or 1.4.3 or later), available from the libpng Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Apple TV software update 4.1.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of iTunes 10.2.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of iOS 4.2.
  • ASA-2011-277: libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • libpng Web Site: libpng is the official PNG reference library.
  • Sun Security Blog 18 Mar 2011: Multiple Vulnerabilities in libpng .
  • BID-41174: libpng Memory Corruption and Memory Leak Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-2249: Memory leak in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.44, and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a PNG image containing malformed Physical Scale (aka sCAL) chunks.
  • DSA-2072: libpng -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-201010-01: Libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2010:133: libpng
  • OSVDB ID: 65853: libpng pngrutil.c sCAL Chunk Memory Corruption DoS
  • RHSA-2010-0534: Important: libpng security update
  • SA40302: libpng Two Vulnerabilities
  • SA41574: VMware Update for Workstation and Player
  • SA41605: VMware Workstation and Player libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA41606: VMware Server libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA42314: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA42317: Apple TV Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA43845: Oracle Solaris libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA46801: Avaya CMS libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024723: Mac OS X Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Deny Service, and Obtain Information
  • SUSE-SR:2010:017: (java-1_4_2-ibm, sudo, libpng, php5, tgt, iscsitarget, aria2, pcsc-lite, tomcat5, tomcat6, lvm2, libvirt, rpm, libtiff, dovecot12)

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Apple TV 4.0
  • Apple iPad
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.3
  • Apple iPhone OS 4.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 4.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 4.0.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 4.0.1
  • Apple iTunes 10
  • Avaya CMS R15
  • Avaya CMS R16
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • libpng libpng 1.2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.0 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta7
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.10 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.11 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.13
  • libpng libpng 1.2.13 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.13 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.13 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.14
  • libpng libpng 1.2.14 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.14 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.14 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.15 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.16 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.16
  • libpng libpng 1.2.16 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.16 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.17 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.18
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta31
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta32
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta9
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta30
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta24
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta27
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta28
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta25
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta26
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta19
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta20
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta17
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta18
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta12
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta14
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta13
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta16
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta15
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta7
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta33
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta8
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta29
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta11
  • libpng libpng 1.2.19 Beta10
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.2 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 Beta01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 Beta04
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 Beta03
  • libpng libpng 1.2.20 Beta02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta3-1.2.21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 rc1-1.2.21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta2-1.2.21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta4-1.2.21
  • libpng libpng 1.2.22 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta04
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta03-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta04-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta01-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta02-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 rc01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta05-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 rc01-1.2.22
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta05
  • libpng libpng 1.2.23 Beta03
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta03
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta01-1.2.23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 rc01-1.2.23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 rc01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta03-1.2.23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.24 Beta02-1.2.23
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta06
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta05
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta04
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta03
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 Beta02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 rc02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.25 rc01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta05
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 rc01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta06
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta02
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta01
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta03
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26 Beta04
  • libpng libpng 1.2.26
  • libpng libpng 1.2.27
  • libpng libpng 1.2.28
  • libpng libpng 1.2.29
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.3 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.30
  • libpng libpng 1.2.30 beta04
  • libpng libpng 1.2.31
  • libpng libpng 1.2.32
  • libpng libpng 1.2.33
  • libpng libpng 1.2.34
  • libpng libpng 1.2.35
  • libpng libpng 1.2.4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.4 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.4 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.4 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.4 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.5 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.6 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.7 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.7 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.7
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 rc4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 rc2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 rc3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8 rc5
  • libpng libpng 1.2.8
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta4
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta3
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta2
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta9
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta8
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta7
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta6
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 rc1
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta10
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9
  • libpng libpng 1.2.9 Beta5
  • libpng libpng 1.4
  • Libpng Libpng 1.4.0 Beta36
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2010
  • Mandriva Linux 2010 X86_64
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9

Reported:

Jun 23, 2010

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