Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2257-1 pngquant -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jun 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5735.
More information:

It was found that pngquant, a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image optimising utility, 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 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.0-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pngquant packages.

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