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RHSA-2006-0597: libwmf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libwmf packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated libwmf packages that fix a security flaw are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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

Libwmf is a library for reading and converting Windows MetaFile vector
graphics (WMF). Libwmf is used by packages such as The GIMP and
ImageMagick.

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in libwmf. A possible hacker could
create a carefully crafted WMF flaw that could execute arbitrary code if
opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3376).

Users of libwmf should update to these packages which contain a backported
security patch to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0597.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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