Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDVSA-2012:033)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libpng :

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libpng
processed compressed chunks in PNG image files. An attacker could
create a specially crafted PNG image file that, when opened, could
cause an application using libpng to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application
(CVE-2011-3045).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=799000

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58424 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52453

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3045

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