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TUCoPS :: Linux :: General :: a6156.htm

Eye of GNOME (EOG) arbitrary code execution



16th Apr 2003 [SBWID-6156]
COMMAND

	Eye of GNOME (EOG) arbitrary code execution

SYSTEMS AFFECTED

	version 2.2.0 and earlier

PROBLEM

	In Mandrake Linux Security Advisory:
	
	A vulnerability was discovered  in  the  Eye  of  GNOME  (EOG)  program,
	version 2.2.0 and earlier, that  is  used  for  displaying  graphics.  A
	carefully crafted filename passed to eog could lead to the execution  of
	arbitrary code as the user executing eog.

SOLUTION

	upgrade


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