Debian Security Advisory

DLA-375-1 libpng -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Dec 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-3425, CVE-2015-8472, CVE-2015-8540.
More information:
  • CVE-2015-8472

    update incomplete patch for CVE-2015-8126

  • CVE-2015-8540

    underflow read in png_check_keyword in pngwutil.c

  • CVE-2012-3425

    The png_push_read_zTXt function in pngpread.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.58, 1.2.x before 1.2.48, 1.4.x before 1.4.10, and 1.5.x before 1.5.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a large avail_in field value in a PNG image.