SuSE9 Security Update : libpng (YOU Patch Number 11956)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Specially crafted PNG files could crash applications while attempting
to process the file by exploiting out-of-bounds read operations. This
can be abused for local and remote denial of service attacks. The
issue has been tracked by CVE-2007-5269.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-5269.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 11956.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41164 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5269

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