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Secunia Security Advisory 40336

Secunia Security Advisory 40336
Posted Jun 30, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Slackware 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, slackware
SHA-256 | 9cafdf02ab761cf1aacf70248e158fd794dc27eef5af09979cff2b7fbb493e23

Secunia Security Advisory 40336

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TITLE:
Slackware update for libpng

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA40336

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/40336/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=40336

RELEASE DATE:
2010-06-30

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/40336/#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/40336/

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=40336

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:
Slackware 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:
SA40302

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SSA:2010-180-01:
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.613061

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
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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