Bug 1616821 (CVE-2002-0838)

Summary: CVE-2002-0838 security flaw
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Stephen Herr <sherr>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 01:57:45 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 17:25:13 UTC
MITRE description:

Buffer overflow in (1) gv 3.5.8 and earlier, (2) gvv 1.0.2 and earlier, (3) ggv 1.99.90 and earlier, (4) gnome-gv, and (5) kghostview in kdegraphics 2.2.2 and earlier, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed (a) PDF or (b) PostScript file, which is processed by an unsafe call to sscanf.