Slackware 10.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : libpng (SSA:2004-222-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 18781
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libpng packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, and -current to fix security issues. These issues could cause program crashes, or possibly allow arbitrary code embedded in a malicious PNG image to execute. The PNG library is widely used within the system, so all sites should upgrade to the new libpng package.

Solution

Update the affected libpng package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bcef2652

http://www.nessus.org/u?010ecf12

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18781

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-222-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libpng, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-0598, CVE-2004-0599

SSA: 2004-222-01