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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-7875: feh: Arbitrary remote code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-7875: feh: Arbitrary remote code execution

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

In wallpaper.c in feh before v2.18.3, if a malicious client pretends to be the E17 window manager, it is possible to trigger an out-of-boundary heap write while receiving an IPC message. An integer overflow leads to a buffer overflow and/or a double free.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-gfx-feh

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