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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200503-09">
<title>xv: Filename handling vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
xv contains a format string vulnerability, potentially resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">xv</product>
<announced>March 04, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>83686</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/xv" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.10a-r10</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.10a-r10</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
xv is an interactive image manipulation package for X11.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team identified a flaw
in the handling of image filenames by xv.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Successful exploitation would require a victim to process a specially
crafted image with a malformed filename, potentially resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All xv users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/xv-3.10a-r10&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0665">CVE-2005-0665</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 2 Mar 2005 21:42:57 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 2 Mar 2005 22:55:00 +0000">
taviso
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 3 Mar 2005 21:51:14 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>