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USN266-1 : dia vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
dia vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- dia
- dia-common
- dia-gnome
- dia-libs


Description :

Three buffer overflows were discovered in the Xfig file format
importer. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted .fig
file with dia, a possible hacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with the user's rights.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- dia-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-common-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-gnome-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-libs-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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