CVE-2011-3048

NameCVE-2011-3048
DescriptionThe png_set_text_2 function in pngset.c in libpng 1.0.x before 1.0.59, 1.2.x before 1.2.49, 1.4.x before 1.4.11, and 1.5.x before 1.5.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted text chunk in a PNG image file, which triggers a memory allocation failure that is not properly handled, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2446-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs667475

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpng (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.2.49-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie1.2.50-2+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1.2.50-2+deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpngsource(unstable)1.2.49-1medium667475
libpngsourcesqueeze1.2.44-1+squeeze4mediumDSA-2446-1

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