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CESA-2008:0131: RHSA-2008:0131

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CESA-2008:0131: RHSA-2008:0131

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/07/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
08/29/2017

Description

Moderate: netpbm security updateThe netpbm package contains a library of functions for editing andconverting between various graphics file formats, including .pbm (portablebitmaps), .pgm (portable graymaps), .pnm (portable anymaps), .ppm (portablepixmaps) and others. The package includes no interactive tools and isprimarily used by other programs (eg CGI scripts that manage web-siteimages).An input validation flaw was discovered in the GIF-to-PNM converter(giftopnm) shipped with the netpbm package. An attacker could create acarefully crafted GIF file which could cause giftopnm to crash or possiblyexecute arbitrary code as the user running giftopnm. (CVE-2008-0554)All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain abackported patch which resolves this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-netpbm
  • centos-upgrade-netpbm-devel
  • centos-upgrade-netpbm-progs

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