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Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:34:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: VLC 2.0.3 libpng_plugin CVE-2012-5470

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We have assigned CVE-2012-5470 for this issue in libpng_plugin in
VideoLAN VLC media player 2.0.3 processing a PNG file:

  http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/21889/

The "Rewritten support for images, including jpeg, png, xcf, bmp..."
and "2.0.4 fixes numerous issues, including audio device selection, Qt
and Mac OS interface, security issues and Windows wallpaper mode..."
lines in http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.0.4.html may possibly
be relevant here. There isn't an obvious mention of PNG on the
http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/timeline?from=10%2F24%2F12&daysback=15
ticket list.

- -- 
CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
M/S M300
202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
[ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ]
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