CVE-2019-6129

NameCVE-2019-6129
Description** DISPUTED ** png_create_info_struct in png.c in libpng 1.6.36 has a memory leak, as demonstrated by pngcp. NOTE: a third party has stated "I don't think it is libpng's job to free this buffer."
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
libpng (PTS)jessie1.2.50-2+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)1.2.50-2+deb8u2vulnerable
libpng1.6 (PTS)stretch1.6.28-1vulnerable
stretch (security)1.6.28-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster1.6.36-6vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.6.37-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpngsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
libpng1.6source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/glennrp/libpng/issues/269
Memory leak in CLI tool, no security impact

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