CVE-2015-8126

NameCVE-2015-8126
DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in the (1) png_set_PLTE and (2) png_get_PLTE functions in libpng before 1.0.64, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.54, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.17, 1.5.x before 1.5.24, and 1.6.x before 1.6.19 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a small bit-depth value in an IHDR (aka image header) chunk in a PNG image.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-343-1, DLA-410-1, DSA-3399-1, DSA-3507-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs805113

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch61.0.3163.100-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid61.0.3163.100-2fixed
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
chromium-browsersource(unstable)49.0.2623.75-1high
chromium-browsersourcejessie49.0.2623.75-1~deb8u1highDSA-3507-1
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
libpngsource(unstable)1.2.54-1high805113
libpngsourcejessie1.2.50-2+deb8u1highDSA-3399-1
libpngsourcesqueeze1.2.44-1+squeeze5highDLA-343-1
libpngsourcewheezy1.2.49-1+deb7u1highDSA-3399-1
openjdk-6sourcesqueeze6b38-1.13.10-1~deb6u1highDLA-410-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/12/2
Fixed in 1.6.19, 1.5.24, 1.4.17, 1.2.54, and 1.0.64
The original patch was incomplete, cf.
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/03/6
and fixed in new upstream versions 1.6.20, 1.5.25,
1.4.18, 1.2.55, and 1.0.65
[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)
[squeeze] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)

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