advancecomp up to 2.0 png.c adv_png_unfilter_8 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in advancecomp up to 2.0. This affects the function adv_png_unfilter_8 of the file png.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in AdvanceCOMP before 2.1. An invalid memory address occurs in the function adv_png_unfilter_8 in png.c. It can be triggered by sending a crafted file to a binary. It allows an attacker to cause a Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a victim opens a specially crafted file.

The bug was discovered 02/13/2019. The weakness was published 02/17/2019 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at lists.fedoraproject.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-8383 since 02/16/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entry is available at 130931.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
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Class: Memory corruption (CWE-119)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: advancecomp 2.1

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Advisory: lists.fedoraproject.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-8383 (🔍)
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Created: 02/17/2019 10:23 AM
Updated: 05/10/2020 09:24 PM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_url
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