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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-18
(Netpbm: Buffer overflow in pnmtopng)
RedHat reported that pnmtopng is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
An attacker could craft a malicious PNM file and entice a user to run
pnmtopng on it, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running pnmtopng.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Netpbm users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose media-libs/netpbm
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20080 (gentoo_GLSA-200510-18.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 15128
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2978
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