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:
  • CVE-2015-7981

    Added a safety check in png_set_tIME() (Bug report from Qixue Xiao).

  • CVE-2015-8126

    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.

  • CVE-2012-3425

    vulnerable code is not present here