SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpng15 (SUSE-SU-2016:0041-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2015-8126 Possible buffer overflow vulnerabilities
in png_get_PLTE and png_set_PLTE functions could cause a
denial of service (application crash) or possibly have
an unspecified impact [bsc#954980]

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/954980
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8126.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?77801d66

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-33=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-33=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: 87864 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8126

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