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Debian: Security update for libpng

Jueri Aedla discovered an integer overflow in the libpng PNG library, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image is processed. Updated packages are available from Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2410-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 15, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libpng
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3026 

Jueri Aedla discovered an integer overflow in the libpng PNG library,
which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed
image is processed.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.44-1+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your libpng packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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