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Vulnerability Assessment Details
PNG library vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Several integer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in the PNG library.
These vulnerabilities could be exploited by a possible hacker by providing a
specially crafted PNG image which, when processed by the PNG library, could
result in the execution of program code provided by the attacker.
The PNG library is used by a variety of software packages for different
purposes, so the exact nature of the exposure will vary depending on the
Upgrade to :
- libpng10-0-1.0.15-6ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng10-dev-1.0.15-6ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng12-0-184.108.40.206-7ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng12-dev-220.127.116.11-7ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng2-1.0.15-6ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng2-dev-1.0.15-6ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng3-18.104.22.168-7ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libpng3-dev-22.214.171.124-7ubuntu1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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