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Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 12:42:05 +0100
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE Request -- OptiPNG

Hello Steve,

  OptiPNG upstream has released new version, fixing between others
one security issue -- buffer overflow present in reader responsible
for BMP images handling.


Affected versions: all prior to prior to 0.6.2. (from Secunia advisory)

Proposed solution:

Upgrade to 0.6.2 or security patch against 0.6.1 available at:

Impact: arbitrary code execution (from Secunia advisory)

Could you please allocate a new CVE id for this issue?

Thanks, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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