Two vulnerabilities have been found in Xfig, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
|Package||media-gfx/xfig on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.2.5c|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.2.5c|
Xfig is an interactive drawing tool.
A stack-based buffer overflow and a stack consumption vulnerability have been found in Xfig.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Xfig users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/xfig-3.2.5c"
December 13, 2014
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