Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Tavis Ormandy discovered that libpng did not correctly calculate the
size of sPLT structures when reading an image. By tricking a user or
an automated system into processing a specially crafted PNG file, an
attacker could exploit this weakness to crash the application using
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27966 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5793