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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3048: libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3048: libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/29/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The png_set_text_2 function in pngset.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.59, 1.2.x before 1.2.49, 1.4.x before 1.4.11, and 1.5.x before 1.5.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted text chunk in a PNG image file, which triggers a memory allocation failure that is not properly handled, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-libpng

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