Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : libpng vulnerabilities (USN-538-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 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 properly perform bounds checking
and comparisons in certain operations. An attacker could send a
specially crafted PNG image and cause a denial of service in
applications linked against libpng.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28145 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5266
CVE-2007-5267
CVE-2007-5268
CVE-2007-5269