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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BUGTRAQ:20050520 pst.advisory: gedit fun. opensource is god .lol windows
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