Amazon Linux AMI : libpng (ALAS-2012-49)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69656
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VPR Score: 6.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in libpng. An attacker could create a specially crafted PNG image that, when opened, could cause an application using libpng to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-3026)

Solution

Run 'yum update libpng' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-49.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69656

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-49.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpng, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpng-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpng-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpng-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

ALAS: 2012-49

RHSA: 2012:0317