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<glsa id="200805-10">
<title>Pngcrush: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
A vulnerability in Pngcrush might result in user-assisted execution of
arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">pngcrush</product>
<announced>May 11, 2008</announced>
<revised>May 11, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="media-gfx/pngcrush" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.6.4-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.6.4-r1</vulnerable>
Pngcrush is a multi platform optimizer for PNG (Portable Network
Graphics) files.
It has been reported that Pngcrush includes a copy of libpng that is
vulnerable to a memory corruption (GLSA 200804-15).
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
PNG image, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Pngcrush users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/pngcrush-1.6.4-r1&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1382</uri>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-15.xml">GLSA 200804-15</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 05 May 2008 21:28:49 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 05 May 2008 21:29:02 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 09 May 2008 14:19:10 +0000">