SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpng16 (SUSE-SU-2015:0092-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2014-9495: libpng versions heap overflow
vulnerability, that under certain circumstances could be
exploit. [bnc#912076]

- CVE-2015-0973: A heap-based overflow was found in the
png_combine_row() function of the libpng library, when
very large interlaced images were used.[bnc#912929]

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9495.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0973.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912076
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912929
http://www.nessus.org/u?56bc0636

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-33

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-33

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-33

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83669 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71820
71994

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9495
CVE-2015-0973

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