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799000: CVE-2011-3045 libpng: buffer overflow in png_inflate caused by invalid type conversions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer signedness error in the png_inflate function in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.4.10beta01, as used in Google Chrome before 17.0.963.83 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PNG file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3026.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3045 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libpng) RHSA-2012:0407 2012-03-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libpng) RHSA-2012:0407 2012-03-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 libpng10 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 libpng Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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