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a4bd3039-9a48-11d9-a256-0001020eed82xv -- filename handling format string vulnerability

A Gentoo Linux Security Advisory reports:

Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team identified a flaw in the handling of image filenames by xv.

Successful exploitation would require a victim to process a specially crafted image with a malformed filename, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

Discovery 2005-03-01
Entry 2005-03-21
lt 3.10a_5