Scientific Linux Security Update : netpbm on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60368
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn input validation flaw was discovered in the GIF-to-PNM converter (giftopnm) shipped with the netpbm package. An attacker could create a carefully crafted GIF file which could cause giftopnm to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running giftopnm.
SolutionUpdate the affected netpbm, netpbm-devel and / or netpbm-progs packages.