Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that libpng did not properly process compressed
chunks. If a user or automated system using libpng were tricked into
opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service or execute code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program.
Update the affected libpng12-0 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false