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F5 Networks: K21057235 (CVE-2015-7981): libpng out-of-bounds read vulnerability CVE-2015-7981

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F5 Networks: K21057235 (CVE-2015-7981): libpng out-of-bounds read vulnerability CVE-2015-7981

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

The png_convert_to_rfc1123 function in png.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.64, 1.2.x before 1.2.54, and 1.4.x before 1.4.17 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive process memory information via crafted tIME chunk data in an image file, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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