CVE-2009-2688

NameCVE-2009-2688
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in glyphs-eimage.c in XEmacs 21.4.22, when running on Windows, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via (1) the tiff_instantiate function processing a crafted TIFF file, (2) the png_instantiate function processing a crafted PNG file, and (3) the jpeg_instantiate function processing a crafted JPEG file, all which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs540470

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xemacs21 (PTS)stretch21.4.24-4fixed
buster21.4.24-8fixed
sid, bullseye21.4.24-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xemacs21source(unstable)21.4.22-3low540470

Notes

[etch] - xemacs21 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, obscure attack vector)
[lenny] - xemacs21 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, obscure attack vector)

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