openSUSE Security Update : libpng-devel (libpng-devel-528)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A allocation mistake in libpng's pngread.c has been fixed.
CVE-2009-0040 has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=472745

Solution :

Update the affected libpng-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40264 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0040

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