GLSA-201611-08 : libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 94892

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-08 (libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libpng. Please review the referenced CVE’s for additional information.
Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All libpng 1.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.2.56' All libpng 1.5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.5.26' All libpng 1.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.6.21'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-08

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94892

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-08.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.2

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/15

Updated: 2017/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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:gentoo:linux:libpng, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8540

GLSA: 201611-08