Fedora 12 : libpng10-1.0.53-1.fc12 (2010-3375)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is the latest upstream maintenance release. In addition to a
number of minor bugfixes, it mitigates the resource-consumption
effects of highly compressed ancillary chunks in hostile PNG files as
described at http://libpng.sourceforge.net/ADVISORY-1.4.1.html This
issue has been assigned CVE-2010-0205 by CERT.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://libpng.sourceforge.net/ADVISORY-1.4.1.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=566234
http://www.nessus.org/u?9cfddbfb

Solution :

Update the affected libpng10 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47310 (fedora_2010-3375.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38478

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0205

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