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<glsa id="201311-08">
<title>Netpbm: User-assisted arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in Netpbm could result in execution of arbitrary
code or Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Netpbm</product>
<announced>November 13, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 13, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>308025</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/netpbm" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">10.49.00</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">10.49.00</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Netpbm is a toolkit for manipulation of graphic images, including
conversion of images between a variety of different formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A stack-based buffer overflow exists in converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c in
Netpbm.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XMP
file using Netpbm, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Netpbm users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/netpbm-10.49.00"
</code>
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2009-4274">
CVE-2009-4274
</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:16 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:13:34 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>