openSUSE Security Update : libpng12 (libpng12-5846)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow in libpng was fixed that could
potentially be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause an application to crash (CVE-2011-3026).

libpng 1.2 was updated to 1.2.47 to fix this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747311

Solution :

Update the affected libpng12 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75912 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3026

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