Upstream information

CVE-2005-2471 at MITRE

Description

pstopnm 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 102527 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux 9.0 for AMD64
SuSE Linux 9.0 for IA32
  • netpbm >= 10.11.4-177
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • netpbm >= 10.11.4-172.4
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • netpbm >= 10.18.15-4.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • netpbm >= 10.18.18-3.2
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • libnetpbm >= 1.0.0-635
  • netpbm >= 10.5-141
core9.x86-64
core9.ia64
sles9-oes.x86
slox4,2.x86
core9.s390
core9.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 10403
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • libnetpbm >= 1.0.0-618.4
  • netpbm >= 10.11.4-172.4
core9.x86-64
core9.ia64
sles9-oes.x86
slox4,2.x86
core9.s390
core9.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 10403