openSUSE Security Update : libpng-devel (libpng-devel-455)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40037


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of libpng fixes the function png_check_keyword() that allowed setting arbitrary bytes in the process memory to 0.


Update the affected libpng-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40037

File Name: suse_11_0_libpng-devel-090121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng3, 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: 2009/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5907