Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / current : libpng (SSA:2015-351-02)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87478

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libpng packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected libpng package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c48a7f1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87478

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2015-351-02.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 12/18/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libpng, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8540

SSA: 2015-351-02