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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-15
(XEmacs: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Tielei Wang reported multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities in the
tiff_instantiate(), png_instantiate() and jpeg_instantiate() functions
in glyphs-eimage.c, all possibly leading to heap-based buffer
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF,
JPEG or PNG file using XEmacs, possibly resulting in the remote
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application, or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All XEmacs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/xemacs-21.4.22-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since July 26, 2009. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46804 (gentoo_GLSA-201006-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2688
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