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[GLSA-200601-08] Blender: Heap-based buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Blender: Heap-based buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-08
(Blender: Heap-based buffer overflow)


Damian Put has reported a flaw due to an integer overflow in the
"get_bhead()" function, leading to a heap overflow when processing
malformed ".blend" files.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user into opening a specially
crafted ".blend" file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code
with the permissions of the user running Blender.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4470


Solution:
All Blender users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/blender-2.40"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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