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[DSA904] DSA-904-1 netpbm-free

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-904-1 netpbm-free

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Greg Roelofs discovered and fixed several buffer overflows in pnmtopng
which is also included in netpbm, a collection of graphic conversion
utilities, that can lead to the execution of arbitrary code via a
specially crafted PNM file.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 9.20-8.5.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 10.0-8sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed in
version 10.0-11.
We recommend that you upgrade your netpbm package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-904
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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