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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-6954: libpng remote DoS

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-6954: libpng remote DoS

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/12/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The png_do_expand_palette function in libpng before 1.6.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via (1) a PLTE chunk of zero bytes or (2) a NULL palette, related to pngrtran.c and pngset.c.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libpng

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