This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libpng
processed compressed chunks in PNG image files. An attacker could
create a specially-crafted PNG image file that, when opened, could
cause an application using libpng to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
See also :
Run 'yum update libpng' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69663 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3045