openSUSE Security Update : libpng15 (openSUSE-2017-477)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99428
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VPR Score: 5.9


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This update for libpng15 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-8540: read underflow in libpng (bsc#958791)

- CVE-2016-10087: NULL pointer dereference in png_set_text_2() (bsc#1017646)

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: 99428

File Name: openSUSE-2017-477.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: 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: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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/18/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8540, CVE-2016-10087