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 >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2005-843: netpbm


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-843: netpbm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the netpbm packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated netpbm packages that fix two security issues are now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The netpbm package contains a library of functions that support programs
for handling various graphics file formats.

A stack based buffer overflow bug was found in the way netpbm converts
Portable Anymap (PNM) files into Portable Network Graphics (PNG). A
specially crafted PNM file could permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
code by attempting to convert a PNM file to a PNG file when using pnmtopng
with the '-text' option. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
has assigned the name CVE-2005-3632 to this issue.

An "off by one" bug was found in the way netpbm converts Portable Anymap
(PNM) files into Portable Network Graphics (PNG). If a victim attempts to
convert a specially crafted 256 color PNM file to a PNG file, then it can
cause the pnmtopng utility to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-3662 to this issue.

All users of netpbm should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches that resolve these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-843.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Dell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2660 v2 10C 2.2GHz 64GB 2x 500GB SAS 8 Bay 2.5in
$1665.0
Dell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2660 v2 10C 2.2GHz 64GB 2x 500GB SAS 8 Bay 2.5in pictureDell R720 Dual E5-2660 v2 10C 2.2GHz 32GB 2x 300GB 15K SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in
$2117.0
Dell R720 Dual E5-2660 v2 10C 2.2GHz 32GB 2x 300GB 15K SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in pictureDell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2690 8C 2.9GHz 128GB 4x 500GB SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in
$1882.0
Dell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2690 8C 2.9GHz 128GB 4x 500GB SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in pictureDell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2690 8C 2.9GHz 384GB 8x 600GB SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in
$3656.0
Dell PowerEdge R720 Dual E5-2690 8C 2.9GHz 384GB 8x 600GB SAS H710 8 Bay 2.5in picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.