Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
Name CVE-2015-8540 First vendor Publication 2016-04-14
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-11-04

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.8
Base Score 8.8 Environmental Score 8.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 8.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
 
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Integer underflow in the png_check_keyword function in pngwutil.c in libpng 0.90 through 0.99, 1.0.x before 1.0.66, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.56, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.19, and 1.5.x before 1.5.26 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a space character as a keyword in a PNG image, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-8540

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-189 Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 190
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-04-18 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-477.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-04-07 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-0950-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-04-06 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-441.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-04-03 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-0901-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-30 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-0860-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-11-15 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201611-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-10-31 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2016-1243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-02 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-375-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-19 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-1430.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-17 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-0776-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-16 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-0770-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-ac8100927a.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-0636-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-39499d9af8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-3868cfa17b.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-0a543024bf.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-01 Name : The remote AIX host has a version of Java SDK installed that is affected by m...
File : aix_java_jan2016_advisory.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-12 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-0433-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-12 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-0431-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-03 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-0101.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-03 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-0100.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-03 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-0099.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-01-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3443.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-01-07 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-2861-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-18 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2015-351-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/80592
CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/p/libpng/bugs/244/
http://sourceforge.net/p/libpng/code/ci/d9006f683c641793252d92254a75ae9b815b4...
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng10/1.0.66/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng12/1.2.56/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng14/1.4.19/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng15/1.5.26/
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3443
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/17443...
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-08
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/10/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/10/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/11/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/11/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/17/10
REDHAT https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1430

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2020-05-23 00:47:38
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-04 09:23:41
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2017-07-01 09:23:17
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2017-04-19 13:24:36
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2017-04-08 13:25:39
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2017-04-07 13:23:00
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2017-04-04 13:20:39
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2017-03-31 13:22:46
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-29 00:25:39
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-16 13:26:22
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2016-11-01 13:25:53
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2016-09-23 09:23:47
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2016-08-03 13:26:21
  • Multiple Updates
2016-07-22 13:38:25
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-21 00:25:39
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-14 21:26:49
  • First insertion