SuSE 11 Security Update : libpng (SAT Patch Number 2161)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50940


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


Denial of service while decompressing a highly compressed huge ancillary chunk has been fixed in libpng. CVE-2010-0205 has been assigned.


Apply SAT patch number 2161.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50940

File Name: suse_11_libpng-devel-100319.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 2010/03/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0205

CWE: 399