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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-201311-08
(Netpbm: User-assisted arbitrary code execution)
A stack-based buffer overflow exists in converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c in
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XMP
file using Netpbm, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
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-10.49.00'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
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: 70868 ()
Bugtraq ID: 38164
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4274
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