openSUSE 10 Security Update : libpng (libpng-6324)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

Solution :

Update the affected libpng packages.

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: 42016 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2042

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