Bug 135076 - CAN-2004-0687 buffer overflows in libXpm
CAN-2004-0687 buffer overflows in libXpm
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: lesstif (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
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Blocks: CVE-2004-0687
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Reported: 2004-10-08 10:21 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2008-01-28 11:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-12 13:44:15 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:004 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: lesstif security update 2005-01-12 00:00:00 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2004-10-08 10:21:15 EDT
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) xpmParseColors in
parse.c, (2) ParseAndPutPixels in create.c, and (3) ParsePixels in
parse.c for libXpm before 6.8.1 allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via a malformed XPM image file.

This library itself is contained in lesstif.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-10-08 10:48:01 EDT
RHEL3 does not contain lesstif, therefore is not affected by this issue.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-12 13:44:15 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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