Multiple tools within the Netpbm package create temporary files in an insecure manner.
Netpbm is a toolkit that contains over 220 separate tools for manipulating graphic images. Multiple tools within the Netpbm package create temporary files insecurely.
A local attacker could overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the Netpbm tool process.
Upgrade or Apply Patch
Upgrade or apply patch as specified by your vendor.
Thanks to Debian for the information contained in their security advisory.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-01-19|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-01-23 21:52 UTC|