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XEmacs Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with XEmacs and is prone to multiple Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

Error exists when 'tiff_instantiate' function processing a crafted TIFF file, 'png_instantiate' function processing a crafted PNG file, 'jpeg_instantiate' function processing a crafted JPEG file in the glyphs-eimage.c script that can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

Affected Software

Affected Software

XEmacs version 21.4.22 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)