Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 16:15:52 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Ulrik Persson <ddefrostt@...il.com>, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>, Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Xfig: Stack-based buffer overflow by processing FIG image with crafted color definition Please use CVE-2010-4262 Thanks. -- JB ----- "Jan Lieskovsky" <jlieskov@...hat.com> wrote: > Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, > > the Team of Underground Stockholm researchers reported: >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=657981 > > i.e: > > A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in > the way Xfig processed certain FIG images. A remote > attacker could create a FIG image with specially-crafted > color definition, and trick the local, unsuspecting > user into opening it, which could lead to xfig executable > crash or, potentially, arbitrary code execution with > the privileges of the user running the executable. > > Public PoC: >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=463393 > > Flaw severity note: > On systems with compile time buffer checks (FORTIFY_SOURCE) > feature enabled, the impact of this flaw is mitigated to > be only crash. > > Could you allocate CVE id for this? > > Thanks && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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