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Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:19:26 +0100
From: Robert Buchholz <>
Cc: Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: optipng security release

On Tuesday 24 February 2009, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Hi,
> According to
> optipng released OptiPNG 0.6.2 fixing
> "All current OptiPNG versions are known to be vulnerable to memory
> reallocation attacks, due to a bug in the GIF image reader.

Note that this is not fixed in 0.6.2, but there is a patch to apply on 
top of 0.6.2.
0.6.2 was the release fixing CVE-2008-5101 (bmp issue).


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