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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4228: Xfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4228: Xfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/08/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in u_bound.c in Xfig 3.2.5b and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long string in a malformed .fig file that uses the 1.3 file format, possibly related to the readfp_fig function in f_read.c.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-gfx-xfig

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