Public Date:
608644: CVE-2010-2249 libpng: Memory leak when processing Physical Scale (sCAL) images

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2249 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libpng) RHSA-2010:0534 2010-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RHSA-2010:0534 2010-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2010:0534 2010-07-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libpng Not affected
Last Modified

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