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netpbm -- buffer overflow in pnmtopng

Affected packages
netpbm < 10.26


VuXML ID ae9fb0d7-c4dc-11da-b2fb-000e0c2e438a
Discovery 2005-10-18
Entry 2006-04-05

Ubuntu reports:

A buffer overflow was found in the "pnmtopng" conversion program. By tricking an user (or automated system) to process a specially crafted PNM image with pnmtopng, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running pnmtopng.


Bugtraq ID 15128
CVE Name CAN-2005-2978