CVE-2008-6218

NameCVE-2008-6218
DescriptionMemory leak in the png_handle_tEXt function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.33 rc02 and 1.4.0 beta36 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a crafted PNG file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1750-1
NVD severityhigh

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpngsourceetch1.2.15~beta5-1+etch2DSA-1750-1
libpngsourcelenny1.2.27-2+lenny2DSA-1750-1
libpngsource(unstable)1.2.33-1

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