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SuSE: gedit 2.4.1-52.4

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SuSE: gedit 2.4.1-52.4

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/20/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2005
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

Format string vulnerability in gedit 2.10.2 may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a bin file with format string specifiers in the filename. NOTE: while this issue is triggered on the command line by the gedit user, it has been reported that web browsers and email clients could be configured to provide a file name as an argument to gedit, so there is a valid attack that crosses security boundaries.

Solution(s)

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