9118 : xv xviris.c Local Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-08-20

Description

A local overflow exists in xv. xv fails to check the integer length for user supplied input to xviris.c functions resulting in multiple heap overflows. With a specially crafted image file, an attacker can cause arbitrary code to be executed resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Greg Roelofs has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

John Bradley
xv
3.10a

References

Credit

  • Sean - infamous41mdhotpop.com -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-05-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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