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[DSA571] DSA-571-1 libpng3 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-571-1 libpng3

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Several integer overflows have been discovered by its upstream
developers in libpng, a commonly used library to display PNG graphics.
They could be exploited to cause arbitrary code to be executed when a
specially crafted PNG image is processed.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.1-1.1.woody.9.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libpng3 packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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