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[SECURITY] [DSA 2446-1] libpng security update Apr 04 2012 07:13PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2446-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libpng
Vulnerability : incorrect memory handling
Problem type : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-3048

It was discovered that incorrect memory handling in the png_set_text2()
function of the PNG library could lead to the execution of arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version libpng_1.2.44-1+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your incorrect memory handling packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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