Mageia 2019-0183: netpbm security update

    Date19 May 2019
    CategoryMageia
    320
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The pm_mallocarray2 function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image file (CVE-2018-8975). References:
    MGASA-2019-0183 - Updated netpbm packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 19 May 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0183.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6
    CVE: CVE-2018-8975
    
    The pm_mallocarray2 function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
    service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image file
    (CVE-2018-8975).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24753
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2019-04/msg00113.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-8975
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/netpbm-10.73.07-1.1.mga6
    

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