Public Date:
546580: CVE-2009-4274 netpbm: Stack-based buffer overflow by processing X PixMap image header fields

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in converter/ppm/xpmtoppm.c in netpbm before 10.47.07 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an XPM image file that contains a crafted header field associated with a large color index value.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4274 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 2011-12-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 2011-12-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 netpbm Affected