August 29, 2001

Conectiva Linux: Vulnerability in xloadimage

Author: JT Smith

From Net-Security.org: "This
program contains a buffer overflow in the code handling
FACE type images. In conjunction with plugger and
netscape, this could be used by remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code on the user's machine when this
user visited a site containing a specially crafted image."

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