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Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:00:23 -0300
From: Gustavo Grieco <>
Subject: Re: Re: librsvg and cairo are causing libpng to write out-of-bounds

A patch was recently proposed:

thanks to John Bowler and his detailed analysis of this issue:

Can we have a CVE, now that we know it was an integer overflow and we have
a patch?


2016-10-06 21:02 GMT-03:00 John Bowler <>:

> The bug is not specific to librsvg.  This instance happens in
> write_png inside cairo-png.c, but the actual bug is elsewhere.  Other
> exploits probably exist using things other than PNG and SVG.  I think
> this needs to be CVE'ed immediately.
> --
> John Bowler <>
> +1 (541) 450-9885
> PO BOX 3151
> KERBY OR 97531-3151

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