Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1184-1 optipng -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 882032.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000229.
More information:

An integer overflow vulnerability was found in optipng, an advanced PNG optimizer that also recognizes other external file formats. This may lead to arbitrary code execution when a maliciously crafted TIFF file is processed.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.6.4-1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your optipng packages.

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