SuSE9 Security Update : libpng (YOU Patch Number 12358)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41281


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


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.


Apply YOU patch number 12358.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41281

File Name: suse9_12358.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: 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