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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


A heap overflow flaw was found in Libping's "pngimage.c" program. This flaw allows an attacker with local network access to pass a specially crafted PNG file to the "pngimage" utility, causing an application to crash, leading to a denial of service.

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  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

Advisory Timeline

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