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[DSA571] DSA-571-1 libpng3

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-571-1 libpng3

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) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.1-1.1.woody.9.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.5.0-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpng3 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-571
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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