Amazon Linux AMI : libpng (ALAS-2015-611)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87015

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the png_set_PLTE and 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, allowing 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-2015-8126).

Solution

Run 'yum update libpng' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-611.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87015

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-611.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/24

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2015/11/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8126

ALAS: 2015-611