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Security update for netpbm

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(Last modified: 03DEC2007)


solutions Security update for netpbm SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7a12c93f8a5bf430424dcb0e68344459)

Applies to

Package: libnetpbm
libnetpbm-devel
libnetpbm10
netpbm
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4688
Release: 20071203
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

Problem description

This update of netpbm fixes a security vulnerability in the included libjasper. This bug can be triggered while processing image files and can lead to remote code execution. (CVE-2007-2721)

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 -Fhv libnetpbm.rpm libnetpbm-devel.rpm libnetpbm10.rpm netpbm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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