Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.27 'png_decompress_chunk' Integer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is potentially
affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox 3.6.x is earlier than 3.6.27 and is,
therefore, potentially affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.

An integer overflow error exists in 'libpng', a library used by this
application. When decompressing certain PNG image files, this error
can allow a heap-based buffer overflow which can crash the
application or potentially allow code execution.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.27 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58006 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52049

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3026

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