IBM Informix Genero < 2.41 png_decompress_chunk Integer Overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 64379


The remote host has software installed that is potentially affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.


The installed version of IBM Informix Genero is earlier than 2.41 and is, therefore, potentially affected by an integer overflow vulnerability in the libpng library used by this application. When decompressing certain PNG image files, this could be exploited to crash the application or even execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to IBM Informix Genero 2.41 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64379

File Name: ibm_informix_genero_2_41.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/31/2013

Updated: 12/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-3026

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:informix, x-cpe:/a:ibm:informix_genero

Required KB Items: SMB/IBM_Informix_Genero/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

BID: 52049