SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpng12 (SUSE-SU-2015:2024-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The libpng12 package was updated to fix the following security
issues :

- CVE-2015-8126: Fixed a buffer overflow vulnerabilities
in png_get_PLTE/png_set_PLTE functions (bsc#954980).

- CVE-2015-7981: Fixed an out-of-bound read (bsc#952051).

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/952051
https://bugzilla.suse.com/954980
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7981.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8126.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?52e9d50b

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-12-2015-854=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-854=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-854=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86942 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7981
CVE-2015-8126

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