FreeBSD : netpbm -- buffer overflow in pnmtopng (ae9fb0d7-c4dc-11da-b2fb-000e0c2e438a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Ubuntu reports :

A buffer overflow was found in the 'pnmtopng' conversion program. By
tricking an user (or automated system) to process a specially crafted
PNM image with pnmtopng, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running pnmtopng.

See also :

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-210-1
http://www.nessus.org/u?476b18a7

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21493 (freebsd_pkg_ae9fb0d7c4dc11dab2fb000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15128

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2978

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