Slackware 9.0 / 9.1 / current : libpng update (SSA:2004-124-04)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18751
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libpng packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and
-current to fix an issue where libpng could be caused to crash, perhaps creating a denial of service issue if network services are linked with it.

Solution

Update the affected libpng package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6199cb7f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18751

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-124-04.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libpng, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0421

SSA: 2004-124-04