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[DSA1100] DSA-1100-1 wv2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1100-1 wv2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A boundary checking error has been discovered in wv2, a library for
accessing Microsoft Word documents, which can lead to an integer
overflow induced by processing word files.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain wv2 packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.2-1sarge1
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your libwv packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1100
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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