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<title>KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
KDE fails to properly validate input when handling PCX images, potentially
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">KDE</product>
<announced>April 22, 2005</announced>
<revised>April 22, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>88862</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="kde-base/kdelibs" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="rge">3.2.3-r9</unaffected>
<unaffected range="ge">3.3.2-r8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.3.2-r8</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
KDE is a feature-rich graphical desktop environment for Linux and
Unix-like Operating Systems. kimgio is the KDE image handler provided
by kdelibs.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
kimgio fails to properly validate input when handling PCX files.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By enticing a user to load a specially-crafted PCX image in a KDE
application, an attacker could execute arbitrary code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1046">CAN-2005-1046</uri>
<uri link="http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050421-1.txt">KDE Security Advisory: kimgio input validation errors</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:44:43 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 22 Apr 2005 11:51:44 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
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