Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDVSA-2009:051)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A number of vulnerabilities have been found and corrected in libpng :

Fixed 1-byte buffer overflow in pngpread.c (CVE-2008-3964). This was
allready fixed in Mandriva Linux 2009.0.

Fix the function png_check_keyword() that allowed setting arbitrary
bytes in the process memory to 0 (CVE-2008-5907).

Fix a potential DoS (Denial of Service) or to potentially compromise
an application using the library (CVE-2009-0040).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36671 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-051.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33827

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3964

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