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Sicherheit: Pufferüberlauf in gedit
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Name: Pufferüberlauf in gedit
ID: 200506-09
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: So, 12. Juni 2005, 13:00
Referenzen: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13699
Applikationen: gedit

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200506-09
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: gedit: Format string vulnerability
Date: June 11, 2005
Bugs: #93352
ID: 200506-09

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Synopsis
========

gedit suffers from a format string vulnerability that could allow
arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environement.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-editors/gedit < 2.10.3 >= 2.10.3

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

A format string vulnerability exists when opening files with names
containing format specifiers.

Impact
======

A specially crafted file with format specifiers in the filename can
cause arbitrary code execution.

Workaround
==========

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
==========

All gedit users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-editors/gedit-2.10.3"

References
==========

[ 1 ] BugTraq ID 13699
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13699
[ 2 ] gedit 10.3 Release Notes

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2005-June/msg00006.html

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-09.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
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 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/2.0
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