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Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 09:00:47 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request (gpicview)

Hi Nico!,

On Sun, 2008-08-31 at 01:46 +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> Same piece of code main-win.c doesn't look too trustworthy 
> to me either:
>     690     int error = jpegtran (filename, "/tmp/rot.jpg" , code);
>     691     if(error)
>     692         return error;
>     693 
>     694     //now copy /tmp/rot.jpg back to the original file
>     695     char command[strlen(filename)+50]; //this should not generate buffer owerflow
>     696     // MS: didn't know, how to make it better, maybe an own copy routine
>     697     sprintf(command,"cp /tmp/rot.jpg \"%s\"",filename);
>     698     system(command);

CVE-2008-3791 was allocated to handle the security issue related
with this part of code. This is at least, how we have reported (CVE-2008-3791).

Kind regards
Jan iankko Lieskovsky
RH Security Response Team

> Anyone played with crafted file names?
> Cheers
> Nico

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