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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New libpng packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
and -current to fix security issues. These issues could cause program
crashes, or possibly allow arbitrary code embedded in a malicious PNG
image to execute. The PNG library is widely used within the system, so
all sites should upgrade to the new libpng package.
See also :
Update the affected libpng package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18781 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0597CVE-2004-0598CVE-2004-0599
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