SuSE 10 Security Update : libpng (ZYPP Patch Number 5945)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of libpng fixes the function png_check_keyword() that
allowed setting arbitrary bytes in the process memory to 0.
(CVE-2008-5907)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5907.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5945.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41546 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5907

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