CVE-2005-2471

NameCVE-2005-2471
Descriptionpstopnm in netpbm does not properly use the "-dSAFER" option when calling Ghostscript to convert a PostScript file into a (1) PBM, (2) PGM, or (3) PNM file, which allows external user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1021-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs319757

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netpbm-free (PTS)wheezy2:10.0-15fixed
jessie2:10.0-15.2fixed
buster, sid, stretch2:10.0-15.3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
netpbm-freesource(unstable)2:10.0-9low319757
netpbm-freesourcesarge2:10.0-8sarge3highDSA-1021-1
netpbm-freesourcewoody2:9.20-8.6highDSA-1021-1

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