Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libpng (MDVSA-2015:090)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 82343
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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated libpng package fixes security vulnerabilities :

The png_push_read_chunk function in pngpread.c in the progressive decoder in libpng 1.6.x through 1.6.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an IDAT chunk with a length of zero (CVE-2014-0333).

libpng versions 1.6.9 through 1.6.15 have an integer-overflow vulnerability in png_combine_row() when decoding very wide interlaced images, which can allow an attacker to overwrite an arbitrary amount of memory with arbitrary (attacker-controlled) data (CVE-2014-9495).


Update the affected lib64png-devel and / or lib64png16_16 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82343

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-090.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/30/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64png16_16, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0333, CVE-2014-9495

MDVSA: 2015:090