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Moderately critical

xv Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-08-24    Last Update:  2005-02-28    Views:  8,533

Secunia Advisory SA12352

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


infamous41md has reported multiple vulnerabilities in xv, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the processing of images and can be exploited to cause buffer overflows by tricking users into viewing specially crafted images.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on a user's system.

The vulnerabilities have been reported in version 3.10a. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Use another product.

Provided and/or discovered by:
infamous41md

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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