Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : doxygen (MDKSA-2006:212)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Doxygen is a documentation system for C, C++ and IDL. It is built with
a private copy of libpng, and as such could be susceptible to some of
the same vulnerabilities :

Buffer overflow in the png_decompress_chunk function in pngrutil.c in
libpng before 1.2.12 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a
denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified
vectors related to 'chunk error processing,' possibly involving the
'chunk_name'. (CVE-2006-3334)

It is questionable whether this issue is actually exploitable, but the
patch to correct the issue has been included in versions < 1.2.12.

Tavis Ormandy, of the Gentoo Linux Security Auditing Team, discovered
a typo in png_set_sPLT() that may cause an application using libpng to
read out of bounds, resulting in a crash. (CVE-2006-5793)

In addition, an patch to address several old vulnerabilities has been
applied to this build. (CVE-2002-1363, CVE-2004-0421, CVE-2004-0597,
CVE-2004-0598, CVE-2004-0599)

Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected doxygen package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24597 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-212.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10244
18698

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1363
CVE-2004-0421
CVE-2004-0597
CVE-2004-0598
CVE-2004-0599
CVE-2006-3334
CVE-2006-5793

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