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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.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">xfig</product>
<announced>December 13, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>297379</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/xfig" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.5c</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.5c</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Xfig is an interactive drawing tool.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A stack-based buffer overflow and a stack consumption vulnerability have
been found in Xfig.
</p>
</description>
<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
condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Xfig users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-gfx/xfig-3.2.5c"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4227">CVE-2009-4227</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4228">CVE-2009-4228</uri>
</references>
<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>
</glsa>