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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
(Google Issues Fix for Google Chrome) libpng Buffer Overflow in png_set_PLTE()/png_get_PLTE() Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035182
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035182
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8126   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 4 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 49.0.2623.75
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libpng. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Google Chrome is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted PNG file that, when loaded by the target application, will trigger a buffer overflow in the png_set_PLTE() and png_get_PLTE() functions and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application using libpng.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Google has issued a fix for CVE-2015-8126 for Google Chrome (49.0.2623.75).

The Google advisory is available at:

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html

Vendor URL:  googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 13 2015 libpng Buffer Overflow in png_set_PLTE()/png_get_PLTE() Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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