Bug 150036 - CAN-2005-0605 XPM buffer overflow
CAN-2005-0605 XPM buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Blocks: CVE-2005-0605
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Reported: 2005-03-01 15:53 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2008-01-28 11:16 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-08 11:33:57 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-03-01 15:53:44 EST
A potential buffer overflow from the use of unsigned integers has been found in
the XPM processing library of xorg.

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2005-03-06 20:05:43 EST
Adding to RHEL4U2 tracker
Comment 4 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-21 06:32:20 EST
setting to moderate severity since only a subset of applications are affected by
this, and many of those do not parse untrusted xpm files.  Applications like the
gimp and others have their own xpm implementations.
Comment 6 Tim Powers 2005-06-08 11:33:57 EDT
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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