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Bug 201293 - xfce-base/xfce4-panel < 4.4.1-r2 Launcher tooltips buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6531)
Summary: xfce-base/xfce4-panel < 4.4.1-r2 Launcher tooltips buffer overflow (CVE-2007-...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Depends on: 201747
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Reported: 2007-12-04 22:51 UTC by Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED)
Modified: 2008-03-06 09:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-04 22:51:41 UTC
Upstream changelog for version 4.4.2 lists:
  # Fix possible buffer overflow in launcher tooltips [1]

Comment 1 Christoph Mende (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-05 10:29:17 UTC
backported the fix to 4.4.1-r2
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-05 22:34:07 UTC
Arches, please test and mark stable xfce-base/xfce4-panel-4.4.1-r2.
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 mips ppc ppc64 sparc x86"
Comment 3 Christoph Mende (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-05 23:04:20 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 4 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-06 10:14:49 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 5 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-06 18:18:01 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 6 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-07 11:06:46 UTC
alpha/ia64/sparc stable
Comment 7 Markus Rothe (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-07 14:11:40 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 8 Tobias Scherbaum (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-07 16:55:20 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 9 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-08 10:48:11 UTC
bah, fail..
Comment 10 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-09 09:07:54 UTC
bug 201747
Comment 11 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-22 15:46:31 UTC
I do not see how this could be exploited. Please reopen if you disagree.
Comment 12 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-22 15:48:27 UTC
Wrong bug for this comment, sorry.
Comment 13 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-01-08 22:09:33 UTC
CVE-2007-6531 was assigned to the tooltips buffer overflow.
Comment 14 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-01-09 23:31:23 UTC
GLSA 200801-06
Comment 15 Peter Volkov (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-03-06 09:57:00 UTC
Does not affect current (2008.0) release. Removing release.