CVE-2007-2445

NameCVE-2007-2445
DescriptionThe png_handle_tRNS function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.0.25 and 1.2.x before 1.2.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a grayscale PNG image with a bad tRNS chunk CRC value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1613-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libgd2 (PTS)wheezy2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.1.0-5fixed
jessie (security)2.1.0-5+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.1.1-4.1fixed
libpng (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.2.49-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.2.50-2+deb8u2fixed
sid1.2.54-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libgd2source(unstable)2.0.35.dfsg-1low
libgd2sourceetch2.0.33-5.2etch1low
libpngsource(unstable)1.2.15~beta5-2medium
libpngsourceetch1.2.15~beta5-1+etch2medium
libpng3source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

Only a crash, no code injection. Calling this DoS stretches things rather far

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