Scientific Linux Security Update : netpbm on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An input validation flaw and multiple integer overflows were
discovered in the JasPer library providing support for JPEG-2000 image
format and used in the jpeg2ktopam and pamtojpeg2k converters. An
attacker could create a carefully-crafted JPEG file which could cause
jpeg2ktopam to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user
running jpeg2ktopam. (CVE-2007-2721, CVE-2008-3520)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa7bd4d4

Solution :

Update the affected netpbm, netpbm-devel and / or netpbm-progs
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60534 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2721
CVE-2008-3520