Debian Security Advisory
DLA-343-1 libpng -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Nov 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-3425, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126.
- More information:
Added a safety check in png_set_tIME() (Bug report from Qixue Xiao).
Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) png_set_PLTE and (2) png_get_PLTE functions in libpng before 1.0.64, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.54, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.17, 1.5.x before 1.5.24, and 1.6.x before 1.6.19 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a small bit-depth value in an IHDR (aka image header) chunk in a PNG image.
vulnerable code is not present here