DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GEGL through 0.3.32. The gegl_tile_backend_swap_constructed function in buffer/gegl-tile-backend-swap.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (write access violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed PNG file that is mishandled during a call to the babl_format_get_bytes_per_pixel function in babl-format.c in babl 0.1.46.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gegl (PTS)buster0.4.12-2vulnerable
bookworm, sid1:0.4.36-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - gegl <ignored> (Minor issue, architectual limitation)
[buster] - gegl <ignored> (Minor issue, architectual limitation)
[stretch] - gegl <ignored> (Minor issue, architectual limitation)
[jessie] - gegl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - gegl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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