CVE-2009-2286, security advisory, novell, suse linux, suse, security, cve


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Upstream information

CVE-2009-2286 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in compface 1.5.2 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long declaration in a .xbm file. NOTE: this issue only affects compface on distributions that used a certain patch.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 518182 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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