CVE-2015-0973

NameCVE-2015-0973
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the png_read_IDAT_data function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.5.21 and 1.6.x before 1.6.16 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via IDAT data with a large width, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-9495.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs773823, 775673

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpng1.6 (PTS)buster1.6.36-6fixed
bullseye1.6.37-3fixed
bookworm1.6.39-2fixed
trixie1.6.43-1fixed
sid1.6.43-3fixed
texlive-bin (PTS)buster2018.20181218.49446-1fixed
buster (security)2018.20181218.49446-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2020.20200327.54578-7+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2022.20220321.62855-5.1+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie2023.20230311.66589-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)
libpngsource(unstable)(not affected)
libpng1.6source(unstable)1.6.16-1773823
texlive-binsourcesqueeze(not affected)
texlive-binsourcewheezy(not affected)
texlive-binsource(unstable)2014.20140926.35254-6775673

Notes

- libpng <not-affected> (Affects 1.5.x and 1.6.x series)
- iceweasel <not-affected> (squeeze used the system libpng, and later versions define their own limits)
- icedove <not-affected> (squeeze used the system libpng, and later versions define their own limits)
[squeeze] - texlive-bin <not-affected> (has a copy of libpng 1.2)
[wheezy] - texlive-bin <not-affected> (uses system libpng)
http://tfpwn.com/files/libpng_heap_overflow_1.6.15.txt
http://mid.gmane.org/Pine.LNX.4.64.1501101510150.31425@beijing.mitre.org

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