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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8540: libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8540: libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

Integer underflow in the png_check_keyword function in pngwutil.c in libpng 0.90 through 0.99, 1.0.x before 1.0.66, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.56, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.19, and 1.5.x before 1.5.26 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a space character as a keyword in a PNG image, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

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

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