Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDVSA-2010:039)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in netpbm :

Stack-based buffer overflow in converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c in netpbm
before 10.47.07 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial
of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via
an XPM image file that contains a crafted header field associated with
a large color index value (CVE-2009-4274).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44650 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-039.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38164

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4274

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