Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 : netpbm-free vulnerability (USN-934-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Marc Schoenefeld discovered a buffer overflow in Netpbm when loading
certain images. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted XPM image, a remote attacker could crash
Netpbm. The default compiler options for affected releases should
reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46192 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38164

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4274