Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDKSA-2007:209)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A function in the JasPer JPEG-2000 library before 1.900 could allow a
remote user-assisted attack to cause a crash and possibly corrupt the
heap via malformed image files.

netpbm contains an embedded copy of libjasper and as such is
vulnerable to this issue.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27643 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-209.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2721

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