SuSE 10 Security Update : libpng (ZYPP Patch Number 6024)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41548
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 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 ZYPP patch number 6024.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41548

File Name: suse_libpng-6024.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: 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: 2/25/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040

CWE: 94