DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the window_error function in yelp-window.c in yelp in Gnome after 2.19.90 and before 2.24 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI on the command line, as demonstrated by use of yelp within (1) man or (2) ghelp URI handlers in Firefox, Evolution, and unspecified other programs.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2008:024, published Fri, 07 Nov 2008 14:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 06:32:53 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:42 2022