DSA 570-1: New libpng packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 10/20/2004 02:23 PM

New libpng packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 570-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
October 20th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libpng
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0955

Several integer overflows have been discovered by its upstream developers in libpng, a commonly used library to display PNG graphics. They could be exploited to cause arbitrary code to be executed when a specially crafted PNG image is processed.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.12-3.woody.9.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.15-8.

We recommend that you upgrade your libpng packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng_1.0.12-3.woody.9.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 580 7df7d1e0bbd2332551a14cc0a21dddf7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng_1.0.12-3.woody.9.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 10396 dbf46963e7b26473fffba63a92791286
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng_1.0.12.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 481387 3329b745968e41f6f9e55a4d04a4964c

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 130374 1044ec55646f8e94e218bf4613db1f60
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 270440 74a5b9e3bc1b2fc2648133e196894b4f

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 109148 60e7475df4f824043242559b7d64322e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 241496 f9ad072eb50a9391ce4b105eff9b2cba

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 107434 e81d90d93fc69329f1fc842666ab8bf2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 227648 a5495e210300e511e7c265e86303c909

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 147520 5292b0c17956697fa682a95be34abc0d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 271938 ae7b7fed469735915bbdf87ab02f80a3

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 128830 b1937fc261ba66c8b69605c0f8df9305
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 262630 be93d764c002923fb1e6d5385b12e200

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 104172 86a18a750a19efbe94f8b79d9e4e89c8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 220804 d4b278997d86fe7cd824f2ad820a8466

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 109184 b825d9e4e59ed06f5ff718d86c078714
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 240698 883d442e57eef30ad86251ce2ffed701

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 109102 eb85fee5ef0e9516372a7e245fd781ce
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 240576 da9b75f48689e9277b8a053c014e8ddc

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110504 b7ab6493588e05c09811e3f58fa747b2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 234800 1e1bacb0bbe2d80166d4ce9f96348828

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110520 29172e2fc592785d44b5779ed7787f08
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 229560 2577f1ecee02f71af34ca9aecbd70dd7

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2_1.0.12-3.woody.9_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110564 2eac357f311054279ef941a87befb62f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libp/libpng/libpng2-dev_1.0.12-3.woody.9_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 232302 7691bd27595acd87249be24746f47186


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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