Scientific Linux Security Update : libpng on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Several flaws were discovered in the way libpng handled various PNG
image chunks. An attacker could create a carefully crafted PNG image
file in such a way that it could cause an application linked with
libpng to crash when the file was manipulated. (CVE-2007-5269)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60275 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5269