SuSE9 Security Update : libpng (YOU Patch Number 12358)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41281

Synopsis

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

Description

A allocation mistake in libpng's pngread.c has been fixed (CVE-2009-0040). The previous update was using an incomplete patch so it needed to be reissued.

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12358.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0040.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41281

File Name: suse9_12358.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

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: 2009/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040

CWE: 94