Upstream information

CVE-2009-4227 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_1_3_textobject function in f_readold.c in Xfig 3.2.5b and earlier, and in the read_textobject function in read1_3.c in fig2dev in Transfig 3.2.5a and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a malformed .fig file that uses the 1.3 file format. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 777469 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA xfig
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • xfig >= 3.2.6-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA xfig