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Bug 215265 - CVE-2006-5864: gv (ghostview) <= 3.6.2 stack-based buffer overflow
CVE-2006-5864: gv (ghostview) <= 3.6.2 stack-based buffer overflow
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: gv (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Fedora Legacy Bugs
David Lawrence
LEGACY, rh73, rh90, 3
: Security
Depends On: 215136
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Reported: 2006-11-12 22:43 EST by David Eisenstein
Modified: 2007-08-30 15:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-30 15:57:13 EDT
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Description David Eisenstein 2006-11-12 22:43:55 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #215136 +++


"Stack-based buffer overflow in the ps_gettext function in ps.c for GNU gv
3.6.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted attackers to execute
arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with certain headers that contain long
comments, as demonstrated using the DocumentMedia header."
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2007-08-30 15:57:13 EDT
Fedora Legacy project has ended.  These will not be fixed by Fedora Legacy.

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