Buffer Overflow Affecting libpng1.6 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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5.5 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-LIBPNG16-2363925
  • published 26 Jan 2022
  • disclosed 24 Aug 2022

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 libpng1.6.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream libpng1.6 package.

A heap overflow flaw was found in libpngs' pngimage.c program. This flaw allows an attacker with local network access to pass a specially crafted PNG file to the pngimage utility, causing an application to crash, leading to a denial of service.