CVE-2017-16796

NameCVE-2017-16796
DescriptionIn SWFTools 0.9.2, the png_load function in lib/png.c does not check the return value of a realloc call, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving an IDAT tag in a crafted PNG file.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
swftools (PTS)wheezy0.9.2+ds1-3vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.9.2+ds1-3+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie0.9.2+git20130725-2vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.9.2+git20130725-4.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
swftoolssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/matthiaskramm/swftools/issues/51
Crash in CLI tool, no security implications

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