openSUSE Security Update : libpng15 (openSUSE-2016-31)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88121


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This 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]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.


Update the affected libpng15 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88121

File Name: openSUSE-2016-31.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/03/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng15-15, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng15-15-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng15-15-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng15-15-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpng15-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8126