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 >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2003:036: netpbm


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:036: netpbm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the netpbm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:036 (netpbm).


Several math overflow errors were found in NetPBM by Al Viro and Alan Cox. While
these programs are not installed suid root, they are often used to prepare data
for processing. These errors may permit remote attackers to cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code in any programs or scripts that use these
graphics conversion tools.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:036
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB,Internal,2.5" (MZ7KE512BW) SSD
$99.88
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB,Internal,2.5NCR Radiant P1220 1GB UDOC Drive Formatted Windows POS SanDisk SSD SDUS5AB-001G
$12.5
NCR Radiant P1220 1GB UDOC Drive Formatted Windows POS SanDisk SSD SDUS5AB-001G pictureDell Optiplex 990 - 250GB Hard Drive - Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
$47.77
Dell Optiplex 990 - 250GB Hard Drive - Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit pictureLenovo Thinkpad R500 Core 2 Duo 2.4ghz, 1gb, No Hard Drive, DVD-RW See Des
$19.99
Lenovo Thinkpad R500 Core 2 Duo 2.4ghz, 1gb, No Hard Drive, DVD-RW See Des picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.