Memory Leak Affecting libpng1.6 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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6.5 medium
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Red Hat
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-LIBPNG16-529373
  • published 11 Jan 2019
  • disclosed 11 Jan 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 libpng1.6.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream libpng1.6 package and not the libpng1.6 package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

** DISPUTED ** png_create_info_struct in png.c in libpng 1.6.36 has a memory leak, as demonstrated by pngcp. NOTE: a third party has stated "I don't think it is libpng's job to free this buffer."