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VMware Player: Update to Cairo (VMSA-2008-0014) (CVE-2007-5503)

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VMware Player: Update to Cairo (VMSA-2008-0014) (CVE-2007-5503)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/29/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Multiple integer overflows in Cairo before 1.4.12 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated using a crafted PNG image with large width and height values, which is not properly handled by the read_png function.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_5

References

  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_5

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