Bug 475070 (CVE-2008-5660) - CVE-2008-5660 vinagre: format string flaw in vinagre_utils_show_error()
Summary: CVE-2008-5660 vinagre: format string flaw in vinagre_utils_show_error()
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2008-5660
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-12-07 10:57 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2008-12-18 09:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-18 09:10:52 UTC


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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-12-07 10:57:18 UTC
vinagre upstream released new upstream versions 0.5.2 and 2.24.2 fixing format string issue in vinagre_utils_show_error() in src/vinagre-utils.c.

Upstream commits:
Gnome 2.22 branch (0.5.x):
  http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/vinagre?view=revision&revision=528
Gnome 2.24 branch (2.24.x):
  http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/vinagre?view=revision&revision=525

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2008-12-08 13:02:30 UTC
vinagre-0.5.2-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-12-08 13:03:32 UTC
vinagre-0.4-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-12-08 13:05:59 UTC
vinagre-2.24.2-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2008-12-10 16:12:50 UTC
Further details and PoC in CORE-2008-1127:
  http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vinagre-format-string

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2008-12-18 09:10:00 UTC
CVE id CVE-2008-5660 was assigned to this issue:

Format string vulnerability in the vinagre_utils_show_error function
(src/vinagre-utils.c) in Vinagre 0.5.x before 0.5.2 and 2.x before
2.24.2 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
crafted URI or VNC server response.


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