openSUSE Security Update : libpng-devel (libpng-devel-66)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40036


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted png files could overwrite arbitrary memory.
Attackers could potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-1382).


Update the affected libpng-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40036

File Name: suse_11_0_libpng-devel-080625.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-0-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1382

CWE: 189