Debian DLA-343-1 : libpng security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 86907
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
Description- CVE-2015-7981 Added a safety check in png_set_tIME() (Bug report from Qixue Xiao).
- CVE-2015-8126 Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) png_set_PLTE and (2) png_get_PLTE functions in libpng before 1.0.64, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.54, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.17, 1.5.x before 1.5.24, and 1.6.x before 1.6.19 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a small bit-depth value in an IHDR (aka image header) chunk in a PNG image.
- CVE-2012-3425 vulnerable code is not present here
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.