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Vulnerability of pngquant: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of pngquant, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 31/05/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2016-5735, DLA-2257-1, DLA-966-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22867.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of pngquant, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce 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 cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new pngquant packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: pngquant 2.3.0-1+deb8u1

Debian: new pngquant packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: pngquant 1.0-4.1+deb7u1
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