Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : libpng vulnerability (USN-472-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that libpng did not correctly handle corrupted CRC
in grayscale PNG images. By tricking a user into opening a specially
crafted PNG, a remote attacker could cause the application using
libpng to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libpng12-0, libpng12-dev and / or libpng3

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28073 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2445