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Security update for libnetpbm

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(Last modified: 18MAR2003)


solutions Security update for libnetpbm SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (47327de029b7f0eaae66e68df6489e5e)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE Firewall on CD 2 - VPN
SuSE Firewall on CD 2
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF

Package: libnetpbm
Release: 20030318
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All systems using netpbm should install this update.

Problem description

The netpbm package contained various integer overflows which could
lead to arbitrary code execution if special constructed input is
processed. Special checks have been added to ensure that integer
calculations cannot overflow anymore.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh libnetpbm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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