openSUSE Security Update : libpng-devel (libpng-devel-528)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40038


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A allocation mistake in libpng's pngread.c has been fixed.
CVE-2009-0040 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected libpng-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40038

File Name: suse_11_0_libpng-devel-090217.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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, 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: 2009/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040

CWE: 94