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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200506-09
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: gedit: Format string vulnerability
      Date: June 11, 2005
      Bugs: #93352
        ID: 200506-09

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Synopsis
=======
gedit suffers from a format string vulnerability that could allow
arbitrary code execution.

Background
=========
gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environement.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package            /  Vulnerable  /                    Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-editors/gedit      < 2.10.3                         >= 2.10.3

Description
==========
A format string vulnerability exists when opening files with names
containing format specifiers.

Impact
=====
A specially crafted file with format specifiers in the filename can
cause arbitrary code execution.

Workaround
=========
There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
=========
All gedit users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-editors/gedit-2.10.3"

References
=========
  [ 1 ] BugTraq ID 13699
          [ 2 ] gedit 10.3 Release Notes

https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2005-June/msg00006.html

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200506-09

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Gentoo: GLSA-200506-09: gedit: Format string vulnerability

gedit suffers from a format string vulnerability that could allow arbitrary code execution.

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200506-09 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: gedit: Format string vulnerability Date: June 11, 2005 Bugs: #93352 ID: 200506-09

Synopsis ======= gedit suffers from a format string vulnerability that could allow arbitrary code execution.
Background ========= gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environement.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 app-editors/gedit < 2.10.3 >= 2.10.3
========== A format string vulnerability exists when opening files with names containing format specifiers.
Impact ===== A specially crafted file with format specifiers in the filename can cause arbitrary code execution.
Workaround ========= There are no known workarounds at this time.
Resolution ========= All gedit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-editors/gedit-2.10.3"
References ========= [ 1 ] BugTraq ID 13699 [ 2 ] gedit 10.3 Release Notes
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2005-June/msg00006.html
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200506-09
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

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