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[GLSA-200501-09] xzgv: Multiple overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
xzgv: Multiple overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-09
(xzgv: Multiple overflows)


Multiple overflows have been found in the image processing code of
xzgv, including an integer overflow in the PRF parsing code
(CVE-2004-0994).

Impact

A possible hacker could entice a user to open or browse a
specially-crafted image file, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running xzgv.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0994
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=160&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=true


Solution:
All xzgv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/xzgv-0.8-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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