USN-3495-1: OptiPNG vulnerability
27 November 2017
OptiPNG could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- optipng - advanced PNG (Portable Network Graphics) optimizer
It was discovered that OptiPNG incorrectly handled memory. A remote
attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted image file to cause
OptiPNG to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.