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Bug 879017 (CVE-2021-40241) - media-gfx/xfig: buffer overflow vulnerability
Summary: media-gfx/xfig: buffer overflow vulnerability
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2021-40241
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugre...
Whiteboard: B3 [ebuild]
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Reported: 2022-11-01 15:27 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2022-11-01 15:27 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-11-01 15:27:35 UTC
CVE-2021-40241:

xfig 3.2.7 is vulnerable to Buffer Overflow.

The buffer overflow is only exploitable via an environment variable,
so I don't see how this is really impactful.