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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2004-0597

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/23/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in libpng 1.2.5 and earlier, as used in multiple products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via malformed PNG images in which (1) the png_handle_tRNS function does not properly validate the length of transparency chunk (tRNS) data, or the (2) png_handle_sBIT or (3) png_handle_hIST functions do not perform sufficient bounds checking.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libpng
  • suse-upgrade-libpng-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpng-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpng-x86

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