Fedora 7 : libpng-1.2.29-1.fc7 (2008-4947)

high Nessus Plugin ID 33082
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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

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Update the affected libpng package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33082

File Name: fedora_2008-4947.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/4/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libpng, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/3/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1382

BID: 28770

FEDORA: 2008-4947

CWE: 189