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Sicherheit: Zwei Probleme in Xfig
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Name: Zwei Probleme in Xfig
ID: 201412-14
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: So, 14. Dezember 2014, 00:33
Referenzen: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4227
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4228
Applikationen: Xfig

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-14
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Xfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: December 13, 2014
Bugs: #297379
ID: 201412-14

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Synopsis
========

Two vulnerabilities have been found in Xfig, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background
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Xfig is an interactive drawing tool.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/xfig < 3.2.5c >= 3.2.5c

Description
===========

A stack-based buffer overflow and a stack consumption vulnerability
have been found in Xfig.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted file,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Xfig users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/xfig-3.2.5c"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2009-4227
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4227
[ 2 ] CVE-2009-4228
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4228

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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