• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Buffer 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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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20020808 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20030317)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Baker, Cole, Frech, Wall
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Cox> Addref: RHSA-2002:211
 Christey> GENTOO:GLSA-200408-10

Proposed (Legacy)
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