Fedora 32 : pngcheck (2020-23432b7b72)

High Nessus Plugin ID 143173


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix buffer overflow (RHBZ #1897485) A global buffer overflow was discovered in the check_chunk_name function via a crafted png file.

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


Update the affected pngcheck package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143173

File Name: fedora_2020-23432b7b72.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/23

Updated: 2020/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:pngcheck, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:32

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/22

Reference Information