FreeBSD : libpng denial-of-service (93)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 12563
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The remote host is missing a security update


The following package needs to be updated: linux-png


Update the package on the remote host

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12563

File Name: freebsd_libpng.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.14

Published: 7/6/2004

Updated: 10/3/2011

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0421

BID: 10244