Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0489

Published: 2015-12-29 09:15:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
There is a underflow read in png_check_keyword() in pngwutil.c in libpng 1.2.x before 1.2.56 (CVE-2015-8540).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0489

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-8540

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0489.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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