Debian DLA-343-1 : libpng security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 86907

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

- CVE-2015-7981 Added a safety check in png_set_tIME() (Bug report from Qixue Xiao).

- CVE-2015-8126 Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) png_set_PLTE and (2) png_get_PLTE functions in libpng before 1.0.64, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.54, 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.17, 1.5.x before 1.5.24, and 1.6.x before 1.6.19 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a small bit-depth value in an IHDR (aka image header) chunk in a PNG image.

- CVE-2012-3425 vulnerable code is not present here

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2015/11/msg00003.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/libpng

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86907

File Name: debian_DLA-343.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/18

Updated: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpng12-0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpng12-0-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpng12-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpng3, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3425, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126

BID: 54652