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Secunia Security Advisory 48665

Secunia Security Advisory 48665
Posted Apr 12, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for libpng. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, suse
MD5 | 7faa67e700f58feb37433b8e3fee2402

Secunia Security Advisory 48665

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TITLE:
SUSE update for libpng

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48665

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48665/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48665

RELEASE DATE:
2012-04-12

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48665/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/48665/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48665

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
SUSE has issued an update for libpng. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an
application using the library.

For more information:
SA48587

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2012:0491-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-04/msg00031.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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