CVE-2009-2042

NameCVE-2009-2042
Descriptionlibpng before 1.2.37 does not properly parse 1-bit interlaced images with width values that are not divisible by 8, which causes libpng to include uninitialized bits in certain rows of a PNG file and might allow remote attackers to read portions of sensitive memory via "out-of-bounds pixels" in the file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2032-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs533676

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpng (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.2.49-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.2.50-2+deb8u2fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpngsource(unstable)1.2.37-1low533676
libpngsourcelenny1.2.27-2+lenny3mediumDSA-2032-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - libpng <no-dsa> (Minor issue, only exploitable in rare setups)
- xulrunner <not-affected> (xulrunner dynamically linked against libpng; embeded code copy not used)

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