Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3238-1 pngcheck -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Dec 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1021278.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-35511.
- More information:
Multiple security issues were discovered in pngcheck, a tool to verify the integrity of PNG, JNG and MNG files, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.
A global buffer overflow was discovered in pngcheck function in pngcheck-2.4.0 (5 patches applied) via a crafted png file.
For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.3-1~deb10u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your pngcheck packages.
For the detailed security status of pngcheck please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/pngcheck
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS