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<glsa id="201312-16">
<title>Xfig: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in Xfig could result in execution of arbitrary code
or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">xfig</product>
<announced>December 27, 2013</announced>
<revised>December 27, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="media-gfx/xfig" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.5b-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.5b-r1</vulnerable>
<p>Xfig is an interactive drawing tool.</p>
<p>Xfig contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in processing certain FIG
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted file,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Xfig users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-gfx/xfig-3.2.5b-r1"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since January 09, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
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<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:54 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:20:28 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>