[arch-security] [ASA-201701-6] lib32-libpng12: denial of service
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Mon Jan 2 22:42:18 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201701-6
Date : 2017-01-02
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-10087
Package : lib32-libpng12
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-121
The package lib32-libpng12 before version 1.2.57-1 is vulnerable to
denial of service.
Upgrade to 1.2.57-1.
# pacman -Syu "lib32-libpng12>=1.2.57-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.2.57.
A NULL-pointer dereference issue has been found in png_set_text_2() in
libpng. To be vulnerable, an application has to load a text chunk into
the png structure, then delete all text, then add another text chunk to
the same png structure.
A remote attacker is able to crash the application under certain
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