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Vulnerability of Fedora pngcheck: security improvement via PIC/PIE

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

The security of Fedora pngcheck was improved via PIC/PIE.
Impacted systems: Fedora.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 06/11/2020.
Références of this alert: FEDORA-2020-337dd39e3e, FEDORA-2020-d1ce381889, FEDORA-2020-d67cc48dce, VIGILANCE-VUL-33839.

Description of the vulnerability 

This bulletin is about a security improvement.

It does not describe a vulnerability.

The security of Fedora pngcheck was therefore improved via PIC/PIE.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 31: new pngcheck packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 31: pngcheck 2.3.0-3.fc31

Fedora 32-33: new pngcheck packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 32: pngcheck 2.3.0-3.fc32
  Fedora 33: pngcheck 2.3.0-3.fc33
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