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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2002-0838: gv: Exploitable Buffer Overflow

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2002-0838: gv: Exploitable Buffer Overflow

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/10/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in (1) gv 3.5.8 and earlier, (2) gvv 1.0.2 and earlier, (3) ggv 1.99.90 and earlier, (4) gnome-gv, and (5) kghostview in kdegraphics 2.2.2 and earlier, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed (a) PDF or (b) PostScript file, which is processed by an unsafe call to sscanf.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-text-gv

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