Vigil@nce - Xfig: buffer overflow via read_colordef
March 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora.
Consequences: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 27/01/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via read_colordef() of Xfig, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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