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RHSA-2006-0280: dia

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the dia packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated Dia package that fixes several buffer overflow bugs are now
available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The Dia drawing program is designed to draw various types of diagrams.

infamous41md discovered three buffer overflow bugs in Dia's xfig file
format importer. If a possible hacker is able to trick a Dia user into opening a
carefully crafted xfig file, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code
as the user running Dia. (CVE-2006-1550)

Users of Dia should update to these erratum packages, which contain
backported patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0280.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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