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[DSA570] DSA-570-1 libpng

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-570-1 libpng

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several integer overflows have been discovered by its upstream
developers in libpng, a commonly used library to display PNG graphics.
They could be exploited to cause arbitrary code to be executed when a
specially crafted PNG image is processed.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.12-3.woody.9.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.15-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpng packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-570
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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