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Security update for libnetpb

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(Last modified: 17MAR2003)


solutions Security update for libnetpb SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e3a34e78752f71f98ad180ff55553bdb)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Database Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390
SuSE eMail Server II

Package: libnetpb
Release: 20030317
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 libnetpb.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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