Security update for netpbm
(Last modified: 22NOV2005)
solutions Security update for netpbm SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5a2366732b3f33ea89b740686d13baf3)
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- This update fixes a buffer overflow in the RGBA-palette code. This bug can be abused to trigger a denial-of-service attack by feeding untrusted data to "pnmtopng -alpha" (maybe via a remote service like a CGI, MUA, etc.). The execution of arbitrary code is theoretically possible but very unlikely.
- Another possible buffer overflow that can occur while handling a textline was fixed too.
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