Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDKSA-2005:199)
High Nessus Plugin ID 20437
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPnmtopng 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.