NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting libpng package, versions <1.2.54-1ubuntu1.1

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Overview

The png_set_text_2 function in libpng 0.71 before 1.0.67, 1.2.x before 1.2.57, 1.4.x before 1.4.20, 1.5.x before 1.5.28, and 1.6.x before 1.6.27 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a NULL pointer dereference vectors involving loading a text chunk into a png structure, removing the text, and then adding another text chunk to the structure.

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CVSS Score

7.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-10087
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1604-LIBPNG-294270
Disclosed
30 Jan, 2017
Published
30 Jan, 2017