Security update for libpng15

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libpng15
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0041-1
Rating: moderate
References: #954980
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    This update fixes the following security issue:

    * CVE-2015-8126 Possible buffer overflow vulnerabilities in
    png_get_PLTE and png_set_PLTE functions could cause a denial of service
    (application crash) or possibly have an unspecified impact [bsc#954980]

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-33=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-33=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • libpng15-15-1.5.22-4.1
      • libpng15-15-debuginfo-1.5.22-4.1
      • libpng15-debugsource-1.5.22-4.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • libpng15-15-1.5.22-4.1
      • libpng15-15-debuginfo-1.5.22-4.1
      • libpng15-debugsource-1.5.22-4.1