CVE-2014-0333

MEDIUM

Description

The png_push_read_chunk function in pngpread.c in the progressive decoder in libpng 1.6.x through 1.6.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an IDAT chunk with a length of zero.

References

ftp://ftp.simplesystems.org/pub/png/src/libpng16/patch-libpng16-vu684412.diff

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00029.html

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/684412

https://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng16/patch-libpng16-vu684412.diff

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-02-27

Updated: 2014-03-26

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM