CVE-2005-1686 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in gedit 2.10.2 may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a bin file with format string specifiers in the filename. NOTE: while this issue is triggered on the command line by the gedit user, it has been reported that web browsers and email clients could be configured to provide a file name as an argument to gedit, so there is a valid attack that crosses security boundaries.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111661117701398&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-09.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-753
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_36_sudo.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-499.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1245
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9845
https://usn.ubuntu.com/138-1/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1686
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018
Source:
MITRE