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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60274


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


Several flaws were discovered in the way libpng handled various PNG image chunks. 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-2007-5269)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60274

File Name: sl_20071023_libpng_on_SL3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

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: 2007/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5269

CWE: 20