Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : netpbm (MDVSA-2009:262)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42090
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Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in netpbm :

pamperspective in Netpbm before 10.35.48 does not properly calculate a window height, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted image file that triggers an out-of-bounds read (CVE-2008-4799).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42090

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-262.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 10/12/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64netpbm-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64netpbm-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64netpbm10, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnetpbm-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnetpbm-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnetpbm10, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:netpbm, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4799

MDVSA: 2009:262

CWE: 189