Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-02 ] libpng
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-02)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libpng, the worst of
which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
libpng is a standard library used to process PNG (Portable Network
Graphics) images. It is used by several programs, including web browsers
and potentially server processes.
Vulnerable: < 1.6.37
Unaffected: >= 1.6.37
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpng. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted PNG
file, could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libpng users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libpng-1.6.37"