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[DSA878] DSA-878-1 netpbm-free

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-878-1 netpbm-free

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been identified in the pnmtopng component of the
netpbm package, a set of graphics conversion tools. This
vulnerability could permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code as a
local user by providing a specially crafted PNM file.
The old stable distribution (woody) it not vulnerable to this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0-8sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0-10.
We recommend that you upgrade your netpbm-free packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-878
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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