SuSE9 Security Update : libpng, libpng-devel (YOU Patch Number 12339)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41270

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This update of libpng fixes the function png_check_keyword() that allowed setting arbitrary bytes in the process memory to 0.
(CVE-2008-5907)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12339.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5907.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41270

File Name: suse9_12339.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5907