Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Several integer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in the PNG
library. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by an attacker by
providing a specially crafted PNG image which, when processed by the
PNG library, could result in the execution of program code provided by
The PNG library is used by a variety of software packages for
different purposes, so the exact nature of the exposure will vary
depending on the software involved.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20484 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0599