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Security Bulletin: IBM Client Application Access is affected by Open Source libpng Vulnerabilities

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Summary

Open Source libpng library is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the png_set_text_2 function. ICAA uses Open Source libpng library. ICAA has addressed these vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-10087
DESCRIPTION:
 libpng is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the png_set_text_2 function. By loading a text chunk into a png structure, removing the text, and then adding another text chunk to the structure, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124207 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1

IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1.1

IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1.1 Interim Fix 1

Remediation/Fixes

Product Version Download links (on ICAA tab)
IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1.2 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037141

Customers who remain on the following releases may open a Service Request with IBM Support, reference SPR# PPUEAJC9HZ and request a fix.

- IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1

- IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1.1

- IBM Client Application Access 1.0.1.1 Interim Fix 1

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

07 June 2017: Initial Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Client Application Access

Software version: 1.0.1, 1.0.1.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2002679

Modified date: 07 June 2017


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