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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2688: XEmacs: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2688: XEmacs: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/05/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
04/05/2018

Description

Multiple integer overflows in glyphs-eimage.c in XEmacs 21.4.22, when running on Windows, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via (1) the tiff_instantiate function processing a crafted TIFF file, (2) the png_instantiate function processing a crafted PNG file, and (3) the jpeg_instantiate function processing a crafted JPEG file, all which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-editors-xemacs

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