Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDKSA-2005:199)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Pnmtopng in netpbm 10.2X, when using the -trans option, uses
uninitialized size and index variables when converting Portable Anymap
(PNM) images to Portable Network Graphics (PNG), which might allow
attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the stack.

Netpbm 9.2X is not affected by this vulnerability.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

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: 20437 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-199.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2978

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