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dia -- XFig Import Plugin Buffer Overflow


Secunia reports:

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Dia, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the XFig import plugin. This can be exploited to cause buffer overflows and may allow arbitrary code execution when a specially-crafted FIG file is imported.



portaudit: dia -- XFig Import Plugin Buffer Overflow

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