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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.
Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Two buffer overflows were discovered in the 'pnmtopng' tool, which
were triggered by processing an image with exactly 256 colors when
using the -alpha option (CVE-2005-3662) or by processing a text file
with very long lines when using the -text option (CVE-2005-3632).
A remote attacker could exploit these to execute arbitrary code by
tricking an user or an automated system into processing a specially
crafted PNM file with pnmtopng.
Upgrade to :
- libnetpbm10-10.0-8ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libnetpbm10-dev-10.0-8ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libnetpbm9-10.0-8ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libnetpbm9-dev-10.0-8ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- netpbm-10.0-8ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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