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Zgv remote arbitrary code execution

Zgv attempts to decode JPEG images within the CMYK/YCCK colour space incorrectly, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 1037-1
  • Date: April 21, 2006


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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1037-1 [email protected]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
April 21st, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : zgv
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2006-1060

Andrea Barisani discovered that zgv, an svgalib graphics viewer,
attempts to decode JPEG images within the CMYK/YCCK colour space
incorrectly, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 5.5-3woody3.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 5.7-1.4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed soon.


We recommend that you upgrade your zgv package.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.5-3woody3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 603 17ee0337d957181e091a5ab098cab68f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.5-3woody3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 9037 fdf06ee05dda8d8804e41c77e9061e75
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 329235 629386a4df72f6ec007319bf12db1374

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.5-3woody3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 211964 bfb2b46ca2d2009f2577c7ee88fe3693


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.7-1.4.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 604 2ca8cd8b405de9c7e63f047878292b77
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.7-1.4.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 10353 f904838cdc843ca9928f416a5195bc4a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.7.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 384977 50f0127c250b6efe9c5f8850b96f3841

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zgv/zgv_5.7-1.4_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 227920 9666a9563aee30e0a5123c6e8c9fa682


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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