Fedora 13 : libpng10-1.0.53-1.fc13 (2010-2988)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47298


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is the latest upstream maintenance release. In addition to a number of minor bugfixes, it mitigates the resource-consumption effects of highly compressed ancillary chunks in hostile PNG files as described at http://libpng.sourceforge.net/ADVISORY-1.4.1.html This issue has been assigned CVE-2010-0205 by CERT.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libpng10 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47298

File Name: fedora_2010-2988.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libpng10, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0205

BID: 38478

FEDORA: 2010-2988

CWE: 399