XnView XPM buffer overflow
|xnview-xpm-bo (33810)||High Risk|
XnView is vulnerable to an unspecified buffer overflow. By creating a specially-crafted XPixMap (XPM) file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious file.
Upgrade to the latest version of XnView (1.91.1 or later), available from the XnView Web site. See References.
- XnView Web site: XnView.
- XnView Web site: XnView.
- BID-23625: XnView XPMHeaders Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-2194: Stack-based buffer overflow in XnView 1.90.3 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file with a long section string. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- GLSA-200707-06: XnView: Stack-based buffer overflow
- OSVDB ID: 35235: XnView XPM File Handling Section String Overflow
- SA24973: XnView XPM File Handling Buffer Overflow
- SA26006: Gentoo XnView XPM File Handling Buffer Overflow
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-1488: XnView Malfomed XPixMap Image Handling Client-Side Code Execution Vulnerability
- Gentoo Linux
- Gentoo XnView 1.90.3
Apr 22, 2007
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