SuSE 10 Security Update : libpng (ZYPP Patch Number 5181)

high Nessus Plugin ID 32052
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The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Specially crafted png files could overwrite arbitrary memory.
Attackers could potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5181.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32052

File Name: suse_libpng-5181.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/25/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1382

CWE: 189