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[DSA263] DSA-263-1 netpbm-free

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-263-1 netpbm-free

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Al Viro and Alan Cox discovered several maths overflow errors in
NetPBM, a set of graphics conversion tools. These programs are not
installed setuid root but are often installed to prepare data for
processing. These vulnerabilities may permit remote attackers to cause
a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 9.20-8.2.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not seem to be affected
by this problem.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 9.20-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your netpbm package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-263
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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