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The sPLT chunk handling code (png_set_sPLT function in pngset.c) in libpng 1.0.6 through 1.2.12 uses a sizeof operator on the wrong data type which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed sPLT chunks that trigger an out-of-bounds read.

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The sPLT chunk handling code (png_set_sPLT function in pngset.c) in libpng 1.0.6 through 1.2.12 uses a sizeof operator on the wrong data type which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed sPLT chunks that trigger an out-of-bounds read.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-5793
Product(s):