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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9495: libpng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9495: libpng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/10/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the png_combine_row function in libpng before 1.5.21 and 1.6.x before 1.6.16, when running on 64-bit systems, might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a "very wide interlaced" PNG image.

Solution(s)

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

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