Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDKSA-2003:036)
High Nessus Plugin ID 14020
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.