Fedora 11 : libpng10-1.0.53-1.fc11 (2010-3414)

high Nessus Plugin ID 47312

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected libpng10 package.

See Also

https://libpng.sourceforge.io/ADVISORY-1.4.1.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=566234

http://www.nessus.org/u?a4e6c684

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47312

File Name: fedora_2010-3414.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/1/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libpng10, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0205

BID: 38478

FEDORA: 2010-3414

CWE: 399