NULL Pointer Dereference Affecting libpng Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=0.7.1, <1.6.18


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-COCOAPODS-LIBPNG-472419

  • published

    2 Oct 2019

  • disclosed

    26 Dec 2016

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade libpng to version 1.6.18 or higher.

Overview

libpng is a Portable Network Graphics support library

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to NULL Pointer Dereference. The vulnerability has existed in libpng since version 0.71. To be vulnerable, an application has to load a text chunk into the png structure, then delete all text, then add another text chunk to the same png structure.