openSUSE Security Update : optipng (optipng-972)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40097


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


OptiPNG contained a bug in the GIF handling code that allowed to use already freed ressources. CVE-2009-0749 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected optipng package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40097

File Name: suse_11_0_optipng-090609.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: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:optipng, 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: 2009/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0749

CWE: 399