USN-3962-1: libpng vulnerability
30 April 2019
libpng be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libpng1.6 - PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file library
It was discovered that libpng incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted PNG file, a remote attacker could use this issue to
cause libpng to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.