gedit -- format string vulnerability

2005-05-20T00:00:00
ID E319DA0B-A228-11DA-B410-000E0C2E438A
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2005-05-20T00:00:00

Description

Yan Feng reports a format string vulnerability in gedit. This vulnerability could cause a denial of service with a binary file that contains format string characters within the filename. It had been reported that web browsers and email clients can be configured to provide a filename as an argument to gedit.: