SuSE9 Security Update : libpng (YOU Patch Number 12444)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41308

Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2009-2042)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12444.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2042.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41308

File Name: suse9_12444.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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: 2009/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2042

CWE: 200