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From:SECUNIA <support_(at)_secunia.com>
Date:10.04.2006
Subject:[SA19572] xzgv JPEG Image Parsing Heap Overflow Vulnerability


TITLE:
xzgv JPEG Image Parsing Heap Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA19572

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/19572/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
System access

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
xzgv 0.x
http://secunia.com/product/4194/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in xzgv, which can be exploited by
malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing
JPEG files and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow
via a specially crafted JPEG image within the CMYK/YCCK colour space.

SOLUTION:
Don't open untrusted images.

Use another product.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported in a SUSE advisory.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SUSE:
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_08_sr.html

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