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CVE-2015-0973

Published: 18 January 2015

Buffer overflow in the png_read_IDAT_data function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.5.21 and 1.6.x before 1.6.16 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via IDAT data with a large width, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-9495.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
only affects libpng 1.5 and 1.6
texlive-bin has libpng 1.2 or uses system libpng
Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libpng
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Not vulnerable

precise Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (1.5.21, 1.6.16)
utopic Not vulnerable

vivid Not vulnerable

texlive-bin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream
Released (2014.20140926.35254-6)
utopic Not vulnerable

vivid Not vulnerable
(2014.20140926.35254-6)