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Security advisory - libpng CVE-2007-5268

Released: Apr 25, 2008     Updated: Apr 25, 2008


pngrtran.c in libpng before 1.0.29 and 1.2.x before 1.2.21 use (1) logical instead of bitwise operations and (2) incorrect comparisons, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PNG image. IDENTIFIER = WIND00109667

Product Version

Linux Platforms 1.x


Installation Notes

Installation Notes

Patch is for 1.4
Patch is for 1.5

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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