Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDKSA-2004:079)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Chris Evans discovered numerous vulnerabilities in the libpng graphics
library, including a remotely exploitable stack-based buffer overrun
in the png_handle_tRNS function, dangerous code in png_handle_sBIT, a
possible NULL pointer crash in png_handle_iCCP (which is also
duplicated in multiple other locations), a theoretical integer
overflow in png_read_png, and integer overflows during progressive

All users are encouraged to upgrade immediately.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14328 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-079.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0597

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