Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2249: Libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

Back to Search

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2249: Libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/30/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-libpng

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;