Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2008-6218 First vendor Publication 2009-02-20
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.1 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Memory leak in the png_handle_tEXt function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.33 rc02 and 1.4.0 beta36 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted PNG file.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-6218

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 243

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-09-27 Name : Mandriva Update for ghostscript MDVSA-2010:136 (ghostscript)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_136.nasl
2010-07-16 Name : Mandriva Update for libpng MDVSA-2010:133 (libpng)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_133.nasl
2010-07-16 Name : Mandriva Update for ghostscript MDVSA-2010:134 (ghostscript)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_134.nasl
2010-04-30 Name : Mandriva Update for gdm MDVA-2010:133 (gdm)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVA_2010_133.nasl
2009-03-31 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1750-1 (libpng)
File : nvt/deb_1750_1.nasl
2009-03-20 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200903-28 (libpng)
File : nvt/glsa_200903_28.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49374 libpng pngrutil.c png_handle_tEXt Function Crafted PNG File Handling Memory L...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-12-15 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201412-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_libpng12-110802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_libpng14-110802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_libpng12-110802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_libpng14-110802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-13 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_libpng-7670.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-18 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12815.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-18 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_libpng-devel-110802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-18 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_libpng-7669.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-133.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-134.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-136.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-03-23 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1750.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-03-16 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200903-28.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31920
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501767/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635463&group_id=5624
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=635837
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0046
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1750
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-28.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:133
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021104
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/32418
http://secunia.com/advisories/34265
http://secunia.com/advisories/34320
http://secunia.com/advisories/34388
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2917
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1837
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46115

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2020-05-23 00:22:54
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2018-10-12 00:20:32
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2017-08-17 09:22:20
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2016-04-26 18:17:17
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2014-12-16 13:24:29
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2014-06-14 13:28:11
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2014-02-17 10:47:56
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2013-05-11 00:35:15
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