Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A buffer overflow was found in the 'pnmtopng' conversion program. By
tricking an user (or automated system) to process a specially crafted
PNM image with pnmtopng, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running pnmtopng.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20628 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2978