Debian DSA-2410-1 : libpng - integer overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 57964


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Jueri Aedla discovered an integer overflow in the libpng PNG library, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image is processed.


Upgrade the libpng packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.44-1+squeeze2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57964

File Name: debian_DSA-2410.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/16/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpng, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2/15/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

DSA: 2410