openSUSE Security Update : libpng12 (libpng12-5846)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75912


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).

libpng 1.2 was updated to 1.2.47 to fix this issue.


Update the affected libpng12 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75912

File Name: suse_11_4_libpng12-120220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:opensuse:libpng12-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-compat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-compat-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng12-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026