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<glsa id="201412-14">
<title>Xfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>Two vulnerabilities have been found in Xfig, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">xfig</product>
<announced>December 13, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="media-gfx/xfig" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.5c</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.5c</vulnerable>
<p>Xfig is an interactive drawing tool.</p>
<p>A stack-based buffer overflow and a stack consumption vulnerability have
been found in Xfig.
<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-3.2.5c"
<uri link="">CVE-2009-4227</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-4228</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:27:51 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:06:33 +0000">ackle</metadata>