openSUSE Security Update : libpng-devel (libpng-devel-1046)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40266


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of libpng improves the parsing of 1-bit interlaced images.
This bug could be abused to use 'out-of-bounds pixels' to read memory.


Update the affected libpng-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40266

File Name: suse_11_1_libpng-devel-090624.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: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2042

CWE: 200