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rPath alert rPSA-2006-0133-1 (libpng)

From:  "Justin M. Forbes" <jmforbes@rpath.com>
To:  security-announce@lists.rpath.com, update-announce@lists.rpath.com
Subject:  rPSA-2006-0133-1 libpng
Date:  Wed, 19 Jul 2006 15:47:27 -0400
Cc:  full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk, bugtraq@securityfocus.com, lwn@lwn.net

rPath Security Advisory: 2006-0133-1 Published: 2006-07-19 Products: rPath Linux 1 Rating: Major Exposure Level Classification: User Non-deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions: libpng=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/1.2.12-2-0.1 References: http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-200... https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-517 Description: Previous versions of the libpng package contain a weakness in processing images that is known to create a denial of service vulnerability and is expected also to allow unauthorized access. This weakness is triggered by malformed png images that may be provided to applications such as web browsers by an attacker.


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