DescriptionIn SWFTools 0.9.2, an out-of-bounds write of heap data can occur in the function png_load() in lib/png.c:755. This issue can be triggered by a malformed PNG file that is mishandled by png2swf. Attackers could exploit this issue for DoS; it might cause arbitrary code execution.
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 Bugs861693

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
swftools (PTS)jessie0.9.2+git20130725-2vulnerable
sid, stretch0.9.2+git20130725-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - swftools <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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