Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDKSA-2007:217)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28200

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in libpng :

An off-by-one error when handling ICC profile chunks in the png_set_iCCP() function (CVE-2007-5266; only affects Mandriva Linux 2008.0).

George Cook and Jeff Phillips reported several errors in pngrtran.c, such as the use of logical instead of bitwise functions and incorrect comparisons (CVE-2007-5268; only affects Mandriva Linux 2008.0).

Tavis Ormandy reported out-of-bounds read errors in several PNG chunk handling functions (CVE-2007-5269).

Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues. For Mandriva Linux 2008.0, libpng 1.2.22 is being provided which corrects all three issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 28200

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-217.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/14

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png-static-devel, 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:libpng-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpng-source, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpng-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, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5266, CVE-2007-5268, CVE-2007-5269

MDKSA: 2007:217

CWE: 20, 189