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1312337: CVE-2016-9082 cairo: Out of bounds read in read_png/write_png in cairo-png.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the write_png function in cairo 1.14.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via a large svg file.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9082 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 cairo Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 cairo Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 cairo Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank Gustavo Grieco for reporting this issue.
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