Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDKSA-2003:036)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several math overflow errors were found in NetPBM by Al Viro and Alan
Cox. While these programs are not installed suid root, they are often
used to prepare data for processing. These errors may permit remote
attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code in
any programs or scripts that use these graphics conversion tools.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14020 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-036.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0146

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