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PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2004 7:23 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200411-12 ] zgv: Multiple buffer overflows Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: zgv: Multiple buffer overflows (GLSA 200411-12)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 07, 2004
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #69150
ID: 200411-12

Synopsis


zgv contains multiple buffer overflows that can potentially lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.


Background


zgv is a console image viewer based on svgalib.


Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/zgv
Vulnerable: < 5.8
Unaffected: >= 5.8
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Multiple arithmetic overflows have been detected in the image
processing code of zgv.


Impact


An attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted image file,
potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of
the user running zgv.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All zgv users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/zgv-5.8"


References

BugTraq Advisory
CVE-2004-1095


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