SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpng16 (SUSE-SU-2015:0092-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83669
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update fixes the following security issues :
- CVE-2014-9495: libpng versions heap overflow vulnerability, that under certain circumstances could be exploit. [bnc#912076]
- CVE-2015-0973: A heap-based overflow was found in the png_combine_row() function of the libpng library, when very large interlaced images were used.[bnc#912929]
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-33
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.