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NetPBM 'xpmtoppm' Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

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

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with NetPBM and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due a buffer overflow error in the 'converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c' converter when processing malformed header fields of 'X PixMap' (XPM) image files.

Affected Software

Affected Software

NetPBM versions prior to 10.47.07

Solution

Solution

Apply the patch or upgrade to NetPBM 10.47.07 ***** NOTE: Ignore this warning if above mentioned patch is already applied. *****

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)