Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDVSA-2014:035)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated libpng and libpng12 packages fix security vulnerability :

The png_do_expand_palette function in libpng before 1.6.8 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference and application crash) via a PLTE chunk of zero bytes or a
NULL palette, related to pngrtran.c and pngset.c (CVE-2013-6954).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0075.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72550 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64493

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6954

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