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Ubuntu: USN-2861-1 (CVE-2015-8540): libpng vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2861-1 (CVE-2015-8540): libpng vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpng12-0

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