SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libpng (SAT Patch Number 5857)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58165


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


A heap-based buffer overflow in libpng was fixed that could potentially be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause an application to crash. (CVE-2011-3026)


Apply SAT patch number 5857.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58165

File Name: suse_11_libpng-devel-120221.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/29

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2012/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026