CVE-2016-10087

NameCVE-2016-10087
DescriptionThe png_set_text_2 function in libpng 0.71 before 1.0.67, 1.2.x before 1.2.57, 1.4.x before 1.4.20, 1.5.x before 1.5.28, and 1.6.x before 1.6.27 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a NULL pointer dereference vectors involving loading a text chunk into a png structure, removing the text, and then adding another text chunk to the structure.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs849799

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpng (PTS)jessie1.2.50-2+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1.2.50-2+deb8u2vulnerable
libpng1.6 (PTS)stretch1.6.28-1fixed
buster1.6.36-5fixed
sid1.6.36-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpngsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
libpngsourcejessie1.2.50-2+deb8u3medium
libpng1.6source(unstable)1.6.27-1medium849799

Notes

[wheezy] - libpng <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed in 1.0.67, 1.2.57, 1.4.20, 1.5.28, 1.6.27
https://sourceforge.net/p/libpng/code/ci/243d4e5f3fe71740d52a53cf3dd77cc83a3430ba
https://sourceforge.net/p/libpng/code/ci/812768d7a9c973452222d454634496b25ed415eb (libpng16)
https://sourceforge.net/p/libpng/code/ci/794a15fad6add4d636369d0b46f603a02995b2e2/ (libpng12)

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