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Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 15:31:24 +0200
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- HTMLDOC

* Jan Lieskovsky <> [2009-07-18 13:27]:
> Hello Steve, vendors,
>   a stack-based buffer overflow by processing user-supplied
> input was found (by ANTHRAX666) in HTMLDOC's routine, used
> to set the result page output size for custom page sizes.
> References:
> -----------
> (Secunia advisory)
> (original proof of concept)
> (Gentoo's BTS entry)

Did you check:
htmllib.cxx:          if (sscanf(line, "%*s%*s%*s%*s%f%*s%*s%s", &width, glyph) != 2)
ps-pdf.cxx:   if (sscanf(line, "%*s%*s%*s%*s%d%*s%*s%s", &width, glyph) != 2)
as well?
Looks like a similar issue to me.


Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0xA0A0AAAA
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