Mageia 2020-0008: advancecomp security update

    Date05 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated advancecomp package fixes security vulnerability: An issue was discovered in AdvanceCOMP through 2.1. An invalid memory address occurs in the function adv_png_unfilter_8 in lib/png.c. It can be triggered by sending a crafted file to a binary. It allows an attacker to cause a Denial of
    MGASA-2020-0008 - Updated advancecomp packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 05 Jan 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0008.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-8383
    
    Updated advancecomp package fixes security vulnerability:
    
    An issue was discovered in AdvanceCOMP through 2.1. An invalid memory address
    occurs in the function adv_png_unfilter_8 in lib/png.c. It can be triggered by
    sending a crafted file to a binary. It allows an attacker to cause a Denial of
    Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a
    victim opens a specially crafted file (CVE-2019-8383).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25908
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/J23C6QSTJMQ467KAI6QG54AE4MZRLPQV/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-8383
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/advancecomp-2.1-4.1.mga7
    
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