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Mandriva: 2010:063: libpng Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in libpng: libpng before 1.2.37 does not properly parse 1-bit interlaced images with width values that are not divisible by 8, which causes libpng to include uninitialized bits in certain rows of a PNG file and [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2010:063
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : libpng
 Date    : March 22, 2010
 Affected: 2008.0, Corporate 4.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in libpng:
 
 libpng before 1.2.37 does not properly parse 1-bit interlaced images
 with width values that are not divisible by 8, which causes libpng
 to include uninitialized bits in certain rows of a PNG file and
 might allow remote attackers to read portions of sensitive memory
 via out-of-bounds pixels in the file (CVE-2009-2042).
 
 The png_decompress_chunk function in pngrutil.c in libpng 1.0.x before
 1.0.53, 1.2.x before 1.2.43, and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 does not properly
 handle compressed ancillary-chunk data that has a disproportionately
 large uncompressed representation, which allows remote attackers to
 cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption, and application
 hang) via a crafted PNG file, as demonstrated by use of the deflate
 compression method on data composed of many occurrences of the same
 character, related to a decompression bomb attack (CVE-2010-0205).
 
 Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
 customers.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2042
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0205
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 a490385a7af091254460923d5b370281  2008.0/i586/libpng3-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
 0a24bbf70a2d0acfe67872e0c9d8f709  2008.0/i586/libpng-devel-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
 4606a9e929c6051e122b70ebe2e7bad4  2008.0/i586/libpng-source-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
 694d03d2e8d3bcd07fc0684fd8a6b0c9  2008.0/i586/libpng-static-devel-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 da310f9645a322af4d2a97b9cf4592eb  2008.0/SRPMS/libpng-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 4502fd5d882a47d409bfd0e0bc154c88  2008.0/x86_64/lib64png3-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
 91b539a7a3a87d57c1ee1e33921aa787  2008.0/x86_64/lib64png-devel-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
 f0e202692b44e5ebd09168e307a1ad7b  2008.0/x86_64/lib64png-static-devel-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
 a5c685aa7aac15155af58211a576e08c  2008.0/x86_64/libpng-source-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 da310f9645a322af4d2a97b9cf4592eb  2008.0/SRPMS/libpng-1.2.22-0.4mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 e224d113e77e285d85ff11c55dae9e50  corporate/4.0/i586/libpng3-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 c0d62f11277442b0d7a909d0c1c53249  corporate/4.0/i586/libpng3-devel-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 8ea7ca8ab7bbed8f2683698a3f493d56  corporate/4.0/i586/libpng3-static-devel-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 76f958bdba2876ea2a36f42407aaa9dc  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/libpng-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 a19c0839e78e5d16cc159621ff8e3786  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64png3-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 68d1b5c5174f6de15eb1d68735e45e0f  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64png3-devel-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 d477b9271f6beba77435121f09dff09d  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64png3-static-devel-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 76f958bdba2876ea2a36f42407aaa9dc  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/libpng-1.2.8-1.7.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
 5fe2f05d45ebaac79c58e47429dedceb  mnf/2.0/i586/libpng3-1.2.5-10.12.M20mdk.i586.rpm
 0ebace3f9758ea06e6471317f95b253f  mnf/2.0/i586/libpng3-devel-1.2.5-10.12.M20mdk.i586.rpm
 3aa8ba999455eb190979ec7f6f22421a  mnf/2.0/i586/libpng3-static-devel-1.2.5-10.12.M20mdk.i586.rpm 
 1ceca3083b90247ac1d1b68b4bf08f33  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/libpng-1.2.5-10.12.M20mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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