Scientific Linux Security Update : netpbm on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

high Nessus Plugin ID 60534
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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


An input validation flaw and multiple integer overflows were discovered in the JasPer library providing support for JPEG-2000 image format and used in the jpeg2ktopam and pamtojpeg2k converters. An attacker could create a carefully-crafted JPEG file which could cause jpeg2ktopam to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running jpeg2ktopam. (CVE-2007-2721, CVE-2008-3520)


Update the affected netpbm, netpbm-devel and / or netpbm-progs packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60534

File Name: sl_20090211_netpbm_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2721, CVE-2008-3520

CWE: 189