Debian: DSA-4058-1: optipng security update

    Date08 Dec 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in optipng, an advanced PNG optimizer, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed file is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4058-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 08, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : optipng
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-16938 CVE-2017-1000229
    Debian Bug     : 878839 882032
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in optipng, an advanced PNG
    optimizer, which may result in denial of service or the execution of
    arbitrary code if a malformed file is processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
    in version 0.7.5-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.7.6-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your optipng packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of optipng please refer to its security
    tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/optipng
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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