Scientific Linux Security Update : libpng on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60184

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A flaw was found in the handling of malformed images in libpng. An attacker could create a carefully crafted PNG image file in such a way that it could cause an application linked with libpng to crash when the file was manipulated. (CVE-2007-2445)

A flaw was found in the sPLT chunk handling code in libpng. An attacker could create a carefully crafted PNG image file in such a way that it could cause an application linked with libpng to crash when the file was opened. (CVE-2006-5793)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b0dc63ec

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60184

File Name: sl_20070517_libpng_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5793, CVE-2007-2445