|Description||An out-of-bounds write vulnerability was found in netpbm before 10.61. A maliciously crafted file could cause the application to crash or possibly allow code execution.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|netpbm-free (PTS)||buster, stretch||2:10.0-15.3||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[bullseye] - netpbm-free <not-affected> (Legacy fork not affected)
[buster] - netpbm-free <not-affected> (Legacy fork not affected)
[stretch] - netpbm-free <not-affected> (Legacy fork not affected)
Debian uses an old fork of netpbm, switched to current releases as of 2:10.97.00-1
PoC+report attached to #854978
Similar code path seems protected by earlier stricter size checks ("object too large")
Possible fix: https://sourceforge.net/p/netpbm/code/2989/ (10.78.05)