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[DSA904] DSA-904-1 netpbm-free Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Greg Roelofs discovered and fixed several buffer overflows in pnmtopng
which is also included in netpbm, a collection of graphic conversion
utilities, that can lead to the execution of arbitrary code via a
specially crafted PNM file.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your netpbm package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-904
Threat Level: High
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