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Secunia Security Advisory 49660

Secunia Security Advisory 49660
Posted Jun 22, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for libpng. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | d7b7251edd01fcd4ef7d6aa76355ff6e

Secunia Security Advisory 49660

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for libpng

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49660

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49660/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49660

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-22

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49660/#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/49660/

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=49660

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:
Gentoo has issued an update for libpng. This fixes multiple
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application
using the library.

For more information:
SA45046
SA47827
SA48026
SA48485
SA48587

SOLUTION:
Update to "media-libs/libpng-1.2.49" or later or
"media-libs/libpng-1.5.10" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201206-15:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-15.xml

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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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
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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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