Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 657981
xfig buffer overflow when opening .fig file with malicious colour definition
Last modified: 2011-03-01 12:06:49 EST
Created attachment 463393 [details]
.FIG file that shows the problem
Description of problem:
xfig has a buffer overflow, when opening .fig files with malicious colour definitions. It will cause crashes and potential execution of arbitrary code.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start xfig with the attached file as a parameter on the command line, or start xfig and open the attached file.
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This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
request at this time. Red Hat invites you to ask your support
representative to propose this request, if appropriate and relevant,
in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This request was erroneously denied for the current release of
Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The error has been fixed and this
request has been re-proposed for the current release.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-4262 is the primary
bug we are dealing (and which should be referenced to) wrt to dealing
with this security flaw. Closing this one.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 659676 ***