CVE-2017-8400

Metadata

medium
6.8
swftools
CVE-2017-8400
cve.mitre.org, github.com
2017-05-01
2017-10-23 14:24
CVE-2017-8400 swftools
2017-07-20 21:33
2017-07-10 20:03
2017-06-16 19:23
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-03 02:03

Description

In SWFTools 0.9.2, an out-of-bounds write of heap data can occur in the function png_load() in lib/png.c:755. This issue can be triggered by a malformed PNG file that is mishandled by png2swf. Attackers could exploit this issue for DoS; it might cause arbitrary code execution.

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Affected package information

None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise swftools DNE
precise/esm swftools DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay swftools DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core swftools DNE
yakkety swftools ignored
artful swftools not-affected
devel swftools not-affected

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream swftools needs-triage
trusty swftools needs-triage
xenial swftools needs-triage
zesty swftools needs-triage