[SA19572] xzgv JPEG Image Parsing Heap Overflow Vulnerability

2006-04-10T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:12144
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-04-10T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: xzgv JPEG Image Parsing Heap Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA19572

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19572/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: xzgv 0.x http://secunia.com/product/4194/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in xzgv, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing JPEG files and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted JPEG image within the CMYK/YCCK colour space.

SOLUTION: Don't open untrusted images.

Use another product.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported in a SUSE advisory.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: SUSE: http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_08_sr.html


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