SuSE 10 Security Update : libpng (ZYPP Patch Number 6326)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of libpng improves the parsing of 1-bit interlaced images.
This bug could be abused to use 'out-of-bounds pixels' to read memory.
(CVE-2009-2042)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2042.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6326.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41549 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2042

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