openSUSE Security Update : netpbm (openSUSE-2017-742)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for netpbm fixes the following issues :

Security bugs :

- CVE-2017-2586: A NULL pointer dereference in
stringToUint function could lead to a denial of service
(abort) problem when processing malformed images.
[bsc#1024292]

- CVE-2017-2581: A out-of-bounds write in writeRasterPbm()
could be used by attackers to crash the decoder or
potentially execute code. [bsc#1024287]

- CVE-2017-2587: A insufficient size check of memory
allocation in createCanvas() function could be used for
a denial of service attack (memory exhaustion)
[bsc#1024294]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024287
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024292
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024294

Solution :

Update the affected netpbm packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101135 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2581
CVE-2017-2586
CVE-2017-2587

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