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Vulnerability of libpng: use after free via png_image_free

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via png_image_free() of libpng, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, AIX, IBM i, libpng, Firefox, Thunderbird, Java OpenJDK, openSUSE Leap, Java Oracle, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/02/2019.
Références of this threat: 1087227, 275, bulletinapr2019, cpujul2019, CVE-2019-7317, DSA-4435-1, FEDORA-2019-146b81efba, FEDORA-2019-3854a1727e, FEDORA-2019-5c794ec7ba, FEDORA-2019-a5ec38072a, FEDORA-2020-2f4a1bffba, FEDORA-2020-512f0121dc, MFSA-2019-14, MFSA-2019-15, openSUSE-SU-2019:1484-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1530-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1534-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1664-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1912-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1916-1, RHSA-2019:1308-01, RHSA-2019:1309-01, RHSA-2019:1310-01, RHSA-2019:2494-01, RHSA-2019:2495-01, RHSA-2019:2585-01, RHSA-2019:2590-01, RHSA-2019:2592-01, SSA:2019-107-01, SUSE-SU-2019:1388-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1398-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1398-2, SUSE-SU-2019:1405-1, SUSE-SU-2019:14160-1, SUSE-SU-2019:14188-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1458-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2021-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2028-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2036-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2291-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2336-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2371-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3060-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3060-2, USN-3962-1, USN-4080-1, USN-4083-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28437.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via png_image_free() of libpng, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, AIX, IBM i, libpng, Firefox, Thunderbird, Java OpenJDK, openSUSE Leap, Java Oracle, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

libpng: version 1.6.37.
The version 1.6.37 is fixed:
  https://sourceforge.net/projects/libpng/files/libpng16/1.6.37/

AIX: patch for Java.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 9: new libpng1.6 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: libpng1.6 1.6.28-1+deb9u1

Fedora: new java-1.8.0-openjdk-aarch32 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: java-1.8.0-openjdk-aarch32 1.8.0.222.b10-1.fc30
  Fedora 29: java-1.8.0-openjdk-aarch32 1.8.0.222.b10-1.fc29

Fedora: new java-1.8.0-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: java-1.8.0-openjdk 1.8.0.222.b10-0.fc29
  Fedora 30: java-1.8.0-openjdk 1.8.0.222.b10-0.fc30

Fedora: new mingw-libpng packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: mingw-libpng 1.6.37-3.fc30
  Fedora 31: mingw-libpng 1.6.37-3.fc31

IBM i: patch for Java.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Mozilla Firefox: version ESR 60.7.
The version ESR 60.7 is fixed:
  https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/

Mozilla Thunderbird: version 60.7.
The version 60.7 is fixed:
  https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/

openSUSE Leap 15: new java-11-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: java-11-openjdk 11.0.4.0-lp150.2.25.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: java-11-openjdk 11.0.4.0-lp151.3.6.1

openSUSE Leap 15: new java-1_8_0-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-lp150.2.19.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-lp151.2.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new MozillaThunderbird packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: MozillaThunderbird 60.7.0-92.1

openSUSE Leap: new libpng16 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: libpng16 16-1.6.34-lp150.2.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: libpng16 16-1.6.34-lp151.3.3.1

openSUSE Leap: new MozillaFirefox packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-145.2
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-lp150.3.54.5

Oracle Java: version 11.0.4.
The version 11.0.4 is fixed:
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html
  https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/11u-relnotes-5093844.html

Oracle Java: version 12.0.2.
The version 12.0.2 is fixed:
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html
  https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/12u-relnotes-5211424.html

Oracle Java: version 7u231.
The version 7u231 is fixed:
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/documentation/javase7supportreleasenotes-1601161.html

Oracle Java: version 8u221.
The version 8u221 is fixed:
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html
  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/documentation/8u-relnotes-2225394.html

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2019 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL: new java-1.7.1-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: java-1.7.1-ibm 1.7.1.4.50-1jpp.1.el6_10
  RHEL 7: java-1.7.1-ibm 1.7.1.4.50-1jpp.1.el7

RHEL: new java-1.8.0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: java-1.8.0-ibm 1.8.0.5.40-1jpp.1.el6_10
  RHEL 7: java-1.8.0-ibm 1.8.0.5.40-1jpp.1.el7
  RHEL 8: java-1.8.0-ibm 1.8.0.5.40-3.el8_0

RHEL: new thunderbird packages (04/06/2019).
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: thunderbird 60.7.0-1.el6_10
  RHEL 7: thunderbird 60.7.0-1.el7_6
  RHEL 8: thunderbird 60.7.0-1.el8_0

Slackware: new libpng packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.2: libpng 1.6.37-*-1_slack14.2

SUSE LE 11 SP3: new java-1_7_0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP3: java-1_7_0-ibm 1.7.0_sr10.50-65.42.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new java-1_7_1-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-26.44.1

SUSE LE 12: new java-1_7_1-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-38.41.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-38.41.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-38.41.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-38.41.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.50-38.41.1

SUSE LE 12: new java-1_8_0-ibm packages (13/09/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-30.54.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-30.54.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-30.54.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-30.54.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-30.54.1

SUSE LE 12: new java-1_8_0-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-27.35.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-27.35.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-27.35.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-27.35.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-27.35.2

SUSE LE 12: new libpng16 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: libpng16 16-1.6.8-15.5.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: libpng16 16-1.6.8-15.5.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: libpng16 16-1.6.8-15.5.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: libpng16 16-1.6.8-15.5.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: libpng16 16-1.6.8-15.5.2

SUSE LE 12: new MozillaFirefox packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-109.72.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-109.72.1

SUSE LE 12: new MozillaThunderbird packages (28/06/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM-SP5: MozillaThunderbird 60.7.2-85.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new java-1_7_0-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: java-1_7_0-openjdk 1.7.0.231-43.27.2

SUSE LE 15: new java-1_8_0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-3.24.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.40-3.24.1

SUSE LE 15: new java-1_8_0-openjdk packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-3.24.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: java-1_8_0-openjdk 1.8.0.222-3.24.2

SUSE LE 15: new libpng16 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: libpng16 16-1.6.34-3.9.1

SUSE LE 15: new MozillaFirefox packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-3.40.6
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: MozillaFirefox 60.7.0-3.40.6

SUSE LE 15: new MozillaThunderbird packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: MozillaThunderbird 60.7.0-3.33.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: MozillaThunderbird 60.7.0-3.33.2

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new libpng16 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: libpng16 16-1.6.34-3.9.1

Ubuntu 16.04: new openjdk-8-jdk packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: openjdk-8-jdk 8u222-b10-1ubuntu1~16.04.1, openjdk-8-jre 8u222-b10-1ubuntu1~16.04.1

Ubuntu: new libpng packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: libpng16-16 1.6.34-2ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libpng16-16 1.6.34-1ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu: new openjdk-11-jdk packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: openjdk-11-jdk 11.0.4+11-1ubuntu2~18.04.3
  Ubuntu 19.04: openjdk-11-jdk 11.0.4+11-1ubuntu2~19.04

Wind River Linux: solution (21/05/2019).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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