RHEL 7 : libpng (RHSA-2020:3901)

High Nessus Plugin ID 143089

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3901 advisory.

- libpng: does not check length of chunks against user limit (CVE-2017-12652)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected libpng, libpng-devel and / or libpng-static packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-12652

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3901

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1733956

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143089

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3901.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/19

Updated: 2020/11/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12652

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::client, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::server, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::workstation, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libpng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libpng-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libpng-static

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12652

BID: 109269

RHSA: 2020:3901

CWE: 20