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[DSA1194] DSA-1194-1 libwmf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1194-1 libwmf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that an integer overflow in libwmf, the library to read
Windows Metafile Format files, can be exploited to execute arbitrary code
if a crafted WMF file is parsed.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.8.3-2sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.8.4-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libwmf package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1194
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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