Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDVSA-2008:156)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered a flaw in how
libpng handles zero-length unknown chunks in PNG files, which could
lead to memory corruption in applications that make use of certain
functions (CVE-2008-1382).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38060 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-156.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28770

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1382

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