IrfanView 3.99 memory corruption
|CVSS Meta Temp Score|
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
|Current Exploit Price (≈)|
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
|CTI Interest Score|
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
A vulnerability was found in IrfanView 3.99 (Image Processing Software). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Buffer overflow in IrfanView 3.99 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) xoffset or (2) yoffset RLE command, or (3) large non-RLE encoded blocks in a crafted BMP image, as demonstrated by rle8of3.bmp and rle8of4.bmp.
The weakness was presented 04/04/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at vupen.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-1948 since 04/10/2007. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/14/2021).
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25130 (FreeBSD : p5-Imager -- possibly exploitable buffer overflow (632c98be-aad2-4af2-849f-41a6862afd6a)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (33478), Vulnerability Center (SBV-27954) and Tenable (25130). See 36086, 36084 and 36083 for similar entries.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4
VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
NVD Base Score: 🔍
ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
EPSS Score: 🔍
EPSS Percentile: 🔍
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍
Nessus ID: 25130
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : p5-Imager -- possibly exploitable buffer overflow (632c98be-aad2-4af2-849f-41a6862afd6a)
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Risk: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍
OpenVAS ID: 58858
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: p5-Imager
OpenVAS File: 🔍
OpenVAS Family: 🔍
Threat IntelligenceInterest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍
CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
0-Day Time: 🔍
04/04/2007 +0 days 🔍
04/10/2007 +5 days 🔍
04/10/2007 +0 days 🔍
10/07/2007 +180 days 🔍
10/28/2010 +1116 days 🔍
03/13/2015 +1597 days 🔍
07/14/2021 +2315 days 🔍
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2007-1948 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 27954 - IrfanView 3.99 Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Medium
OSVDB: 41554 - IrfanView BMP Image Non-RLE Encoded Block Handling Overflow
See also: 🔍
EntryCreated: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 07/14/2021 09:25 AM
Changes: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM (57), 03/08/2017 09:27 PM (8), 07/14/2021 09:25 AM (2)
Want to stay up to date on a daily basis?
Enable the mail alert feature now!
No comments yet. Languages: en.
Please log in to comment.