Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200510-06] Dia: Arbitrary code execution through SVG import


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200510-06] Dia: Arbitrary code execution through SVG import

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Dia: Arbitrary code execution through SVG import

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-06
(Dia: Arbitrary code execution through SVG import)


Joxean Koret discovered that the SVG import test in Dia fails to
properly sanitise data read from an SVG file.

Impact

A possible hacker could create a specially crafted SVG file, which, when
imported into Dia, could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2966


Solution:
All Dia users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/dia-0.94-r3"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

HP 15.6" Touch Screen Core i3 1.7 ghz 8gb RAM 500Gb HDD win10 Laptop
$0.99
HP 15.6Microsoft Surface Pro 3 256GB, 8GB RAM, Core i7, 12",
$393.0
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 256GB, 8GB RAM, Core i7, 12Original Box VOYO i8 Plus MT6753 Octa Core 3G RAM 64G ROM Dual 4G Android 7.0
$274.99
Original Box VOYO i8 Plus MT6753 Octa Core 3G RAM 64G ROM Dual 4G Android 7.0 pictureAsus - 15.6" Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - ...
$699.99
Asus - 15.6


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.