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F5 Networks: K9988 (CVE-2009-0040): libpng vulnerability CVE-2009-0040

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F5 Networks: K9988 (CVE-2009-0040): libpng vulnerability CVE-2009-0040

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/22/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
02/16/2017

Description

The PNG reference library (aka libpng) before 1.0.43, and 1.2.x before 1.2.35, as used in pngcrush and other applications, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PNG file that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer in (1) the png_read_png function, (2) pCAL chunk handling, or (3) setup of 16-bit gamma tables.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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