libpng vulnerability

2012-04-05T00:00:00
ID USN-1417-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2012-04-05T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that libpng incorrectly handled certain memory operations. If a user or automated system using libpng were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.