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CVE-2009-4274

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-02-09
Bugzilla: 546580: CVE-2009-4274 netpbm: Stack-based buffer overflow by processing X PixMap image header fields

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 4 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 December 12, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 December 12, 2011

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