CVE-2002-0838

NameCVE-2002-0838
DescriptionBuffer overflow in (1) gv 3.5.8 and earlier, (2) gvv 1.0.2 and earlier, (3) ggv 1.99.90 and earlier, (4) gnome-gv, and (5) kghostview in kdegraphics 2.2.2 and earlier, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed (a) PDF or (b) PostScript file, which is processed by an unsafe call to sscanf.
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ReferencesDSA-176, DSA-179, DSA-182
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gv (PTS)stretch1:3.7.4-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1:3.7.4-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-gvsourcewoody1.1.96-3.1DSA-179
gnome-gvsource(unstable)1.99.7-9
gvsourcewoody3.5.8-26.1DSA-176
gvsource(unstable)1:3.5.8-27
kdegraphicssourcewoody2.2.2-6.8DSA-182
kdegraphicssource(unstable)4:2.2.2-6.9

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