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FreeBSD Ports: netpbm

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: netpbm CVE-2005-2978 pnmtopng in netpbm before 10.25, when using the -trans option, uses uninitialized size and index variables when converting Portable Anymap (PNM) images to Portable Network Graphics (PNG), which might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the stack.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-210-1 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ae9fb0d7-c4dc-11da-b2fb-000e0c2e438a.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)