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<title>mlterm: Integer overflow vulnerability</title>
mlterm is vulnerable to an integer overflow, which could potentially allow
the execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">mlterm</product>
<announced>March 07, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="x11-terms/mlterm" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.9.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.9.2</vulnerable>
mlterm is a multi-lingual terminal emulator.
mlterm is vulnerable to an integer overflow that can be triggered by
specifying a large image file as a background. This only effects users
that have compiled mlterm with the 'gtk' USE flag, which enables
gdk-pixbuf support.
<impact type="normal">
An attacker can create a specially-crafted image file which, when used
as a background by the victim, can lead to the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running mlterm.
Re-compile mlterm without the 'gtk' USE flag.
All mlterm users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=x11-terms/mlterm-2.9.2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">mlterm ChangeLog</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2005-0686</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 5 Mar 2005 16:23:09 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 6 Mar 2005 10:05:20 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 7 Mar 2005 01:52:03 +0000">