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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800471
Category:Buffer overflow
Title:NetPBM 'xpmtoppm' Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Summary:Check for the version of NetPBM
Description:
Overview: This host is installed with NetPBM and is prone to Buffer Overflow
vulnerability.

Vulnerability 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.

Impact:
Successful exploitation allows attackers to crash an affected application or
execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into converting a malicious image.

Impact Level: Application.

Affected Software/OS:
NetPBM versions prior to 10.47.07

Fix:Apply the patch or upgrade to NetPBM 10.47.07
For updates refer to http://sourceforge.net/projects/netpbm/files/
http://netpbm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/netpbm/stable/converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c?view=patch&r1=995&r2=1076&pathrev=1076

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NOTE: Ignore this warning if above mentioned patch is already applied.
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References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56207
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0358
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546580
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 38164
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4274
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/09/11
Debian Security Information: DSA-2026 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2026
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:039
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1811.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:006 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38164
http://secunia.com/advisories/38530
http://secunia.com/advisories/38915
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0358
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0780
XForce ISS Database: netpbm-xpm-bo(56207)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56207
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