Fedora 8 : libpng-1.2.29-1.fc8 (2008-4847)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33079


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to new upstream version 1.2.29. Among other bug fixes, this introduces a minor security fix in the handling of unknown chunks - CVE-2008-1382: http://libpng.sourceforge.net/Advisory-1.2.26.txt http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-003.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libpng package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33079

File Name: fedora_2008-4847.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/04

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libpng, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1382

BID: 28770

FEDORA: 2008-4847

CWE: 189