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Home » Security Advisories» OpenPKG » png buffer overflow

png buffer overflow

The Portable Network Graphics (PNG) [1] library contains a vulnerability caused by a potential sprintf(3) related buffer overflow.

  • Vendor: OpenPKG
  • Vendor ID: SA-2006.011
  • Date: June 28, 2006


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OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project
http://www.openpkg.org/security/ http://www.openpkg.org
[email protected] [email protected]
OpenPKG-SA-2006.011 28-Jun-2006
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Package: png
Vulnerability: buffer overflow
OpenPKG Specific: no

Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages:
OpenPKG CURRENT <= png-1.2.10-20060524 >= png-1.2.12-20060628
OpenPKG 2-STABLE <= png-1.2.10-2.20060622 >= png-1.2.12-2.20060628
OpenPKG 2.5-RELEASE <= png-1.2.8-2.5.0 >= png-1.2.8-2.5.1

Description:
The Portable Network Graphics (PNG) [1] library contains a
vulnerability caused by a potential sprintf(3) related buffer
overflow.
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References:
[1] http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/
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For security reasons, this advisory was digitally signed with the
OpenPGP public key "OpenPKG " (ID 63C4CB9F) of the
OpenPKG project which you can retrieve from http://pgp.openpkg.org and
hkp://pgp.openpkg.org. Follow the instructions on http://pgp.openpkg.org
for details on how to verify the integrity of this advisory.
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