SuSE 11 Security Update : libpng (SAT Patch Number 1039)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41426


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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.


Apply SAT patch number 1039.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41426

File Name: suse_11_libpng-devel-090624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:libpng-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpng12-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpng12-0-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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