Pardus: 2011-96: libpng: Denial of Service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A vulnerability has been fixed in libpng.
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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2011-96            security@pardus.org.tr
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      Date: 2011-07-11
  Severity: 2
      Type: Local
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Summary
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A vulnerability has been fixed in libpng.


Description
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CVE-2011-2501:

The fix for CVE-2004-0421 in libpng was inadvertently  reverted  during
the 1.2.23 development cycle. The original flaw could be used to cause a
denial of service via a carefully-crafted PNG image.


Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    libpng, all before 1.2.44-23-8


Resolution
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There are update(s) for libpng. You can update them via Package Manager
or with a single command from console:

    pisi up libpng

References
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  * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id526
  * https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?idq7084

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