Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDKSA-2007:217)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in libpng :

An off-by-one error when handling ICC profile chunks in the
png_set_iCCP() function (CVE-2007-5266; only affects Mandriva Linux
2008.0).

George Cook and Jeff Phillips reported several errors in pngrtran.c,
such as the use of logical instead of bitwise functions and incorrect
comparisons (CVE-2007-5268; only affects Mandriva Linux 2008.0).

Tavis Ormandy reported out-of-bounds read errors in several PNG chunk
handling functions (CVE-2007-5269).

Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues. For
Mandriva Linux 2008.0, libpng 1.2.22 is being provided which corrects
all three issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28200 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-217.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5266
CVE-2007-5268
CVE-2007-5269

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