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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3533

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3533

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Format string vulnerability in the window_error function in yelp-window.c in yelp in Gnome after 2.19.90 and before 2.24 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI on the command line, as demonstrated by use of yelp within (1) man or (2) ghelp URI handlers in Firefox, Evolution, and unspecified other programs.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-yelp

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