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[GLSA-200601-09] Wine: Windows Metafile SETABORTPROC vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Wine: Windows Metafile SETABORTPROC vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-09
(Wine: Windows Metafile SETABORTPROC vulnerability)


H D Moore discovered that Wine implements the insecure-by-design
SETABORTPROC GDI Escape function for Windows Metafile (WMF) files.

Impact

A possible hacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Windows Metafile (WMF) file from within a Wine executed Windows
application, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the rights of the user running Wine.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0106


Solution:
All Wine users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/wine-20050930"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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