CVE-2009-4227

Metadata

CVE-2009-4227
6.8
bugs.debian.org, mandriva.com, openwall.com, securityfocus.com, vupen.com, bugzilla.redhat.com, exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
2009-12-08
2017-08-17 06:10

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_1_3_textobject function in f_readold.c in Xfig 3.2.5b and earlier, and in the read_textobject function in read1_3.c in fig2dev in Transfig 3.2.5a and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a malformed .fig file that uses the 1.3 file format. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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