SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpng15 (SUSE-SU-2016:0041-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 87864
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update fixes the following security issue :
- CVE-2015-8126 Possible buffer overflow vulnerabilities in png_get_PLTE and png_set_PLTE functions could cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have an unspecified impact [bsc#954980]
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 Server 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-33=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-33=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.