[SECURITY] [DSA 2446-1] libpng security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-04-04T19:30:08


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2446-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff April 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : libpng Vulnerability : incorrect memory handling Problem type : local(remote) Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2011-3048

It was discovered that incorrect memory handling in the png_set_text2() function of the PNG library could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version libpng_1.2.44-1+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your incorrect memory handling packages.

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