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CESA-2004:180: libpng security update

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CESA-2004:180: libpng security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/18/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated libpng packages that fix a out of bounds memory access are now available.

The libpng package contains a library of functions for creating and manipulating PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image format files. Steve Grubb discovered a out of bounds memory access flaw in libpng. An attacker could carefully craft a PNG file in such a way that it would cause an application linked to libpng to crash when opened by a victim. This issue may not be used to execute arbitrary code. Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages that contain a backported security fix not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-libpng
  • centos-upgrade-libpng-devel
  • centos-upgrade-libpng10
  • centos-upgrade-libpng10-devel

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