Debian Security Advisory

DLA-966-1 pngquant -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 863469.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5735.
More information:

It was found that pngquant is susceptible to a buffer overflow write issue triggered by a maliciously crafted png image, which could lead into denial of service or other issues.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0-4.1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pngquant packages.

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