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USN-472-1: libpng vulnerability

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USN-472-1: libpng vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/16/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The png_handle_tRNS function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.0.25 and 1.2.x before 1.2.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a grayscale PNG image with a bad tRNS chunk CRC value.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpng12-0

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