SUSE-SA:2004:023: libpng

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory
SUSE-SA:2004:023 (libpng).

Several different security vulnerabilities were found in the PNG
library which is used by applications to support the PNG image format.

A remote attacker would be able to execute arbitrary code by triggering a
buffer overflow due to the incorrect handling of the length of
transparency chunk data and in other pathes of image processing.

A special PNG image can be used to cause an application crashing due
to NULL pointer dereference in the function png_handle_iCPP() (and
other locations).

Integer overflows were found in png_handle_sPLT(), png_read_png()
functions and other locations. These bugs may at least crash an

Solution :

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14206 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0597

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now