Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA263] DSA-263-1 netpbm-free


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[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

Cables, Connectors

Gigabyte AM3+ ALC1150 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 3.0 ATX AMD Gaming Motherboard GA-990FX
$152.0
Gigabyte AM3+ ALC1150 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 3.0 ATX AMD Gaming Motherboard GA-990FX pictureNew Asus P7H55-M LE Motherboard Socket 1156 H55 Mainboard
$98.0
New Asus P7H55-M LE Motherboard Socket 1156  H55 Mainboard  pictureHP Elitedesk 800 G1 DM Motherboard 746219-003 746632-001 501 601 1150 DDR3 Q87
$90.0
HP Elitedesk 800 G1 DM Motherboard 746219-003 746632-001 501 601 1150 DDR3 Q87 picture Intel DQ35JOE Motherboard with Core 2 Quad Q9550 CPU, 8GB DDR2 800MHZ RAM
$125.0
 Intel DQ35JOE Motherboard with Core 2 Quad Q9550 CPU, 8GB DDR2 800MHZ RAM picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.