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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51137
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2004:180
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2004:180.

The libpng package contains a library of functions for creating and
manipulating PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image format files.

Steve Grubb discovered a out of bounds memory access flaw in libpng. An
attacker could carefully craft a PNG file in such a way that it would cause
an application linked to libpng to crash when opened by a victim. This
issue may not be used to execute arbitrary code.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages that contain a
backported security fix not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-180.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 10244
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0421
http://lists.apple.com/mhonarc/security-announce/msg00056.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10244
Bugtraq: 20040429 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.017] OpenPKG Security Advisory (png) (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108334922320309&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-498 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-498
http://marc.info/?l=fedora-announce-list&m=108451350029261&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=fedora-announce-list&m=108451353608968&w=2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:040
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:212
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:213
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11710
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A971
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-180.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-181.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/22957
http://secunia.com/advisories/22958
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108335030208523&w=2
XForce ISS Database: libpng-png-dos(16022)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16022
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