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Security Advisory - libpng - CVE-2008-1382

Released: May 8, 2008     Updated: May 8, 2008


libpng 1.0.6 through 1.0.32, 1.2.0 through 1.2.26, and 1.4.0beta01 through 1.4.0beta19 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a PNG file with zero length "unknown" chunks, which trigger an access of uninitialized memory. IDENTIFIER = WIND00121226

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0, Linux Platforms 1.x, Linux 3


Installation Notes

Installation Notes is for 1.4 is for 1.5 is for 2.0

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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