Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : libpng (SSA:2009-170-01)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New libpng packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix a security
issue. Jeff Phillips discovered an uninitialized-memory-read bug
affecting interlaced images that may have security implications.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8bfa2e99

Solution :

Update the affected libpng package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39472 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35233

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2042