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<glsa id="200504-17">
<title>XV: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in XV, potentially resulting
in the execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">xv</product>
<announced>April 19, 2005</announced>
<revised>April 19, 2005: 01</revised>
<package name="media-gfx/xv" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.10a-r11</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.10a-r11</vulnerable>
XV is an interactive image manipulation program for the X Window
Greg Roelofs has reported multiple input validation errors in XV
image decoders. Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team
has reported insufficient validation in the PDS (Planetary Data System)
image decoder, format string vulnerabilities in the TIFF and PDS
decoders, and insufficient protection from shell meta-characters in
malformed filenames.
<impact type="normal">
Successful exploitation would require a victim to view a specially
created image file using XV, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All XV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/xv-3.10a-r11&quot;</code>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 15 Apr 2005 12:13:29 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 15 Apr 2005 13:15:45 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 19 Apr 2005 04:58:52 +0000">