Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDKSA-2007:116)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25440
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Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A flaw how libpng handled malformed images was discovered. An attacker able to create a carefully crafted PNG image could cause an application linked with libpng to crash when the file was manipulated.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25440

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-116.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 6/7/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

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:mandriva:linux:lib64png3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png3-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpng3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpng3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpng3-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2445

CERT: 684664

MDKSA: 2007:116