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

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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 plugin in Dia fails to
properly sanitise data read from an SVG file.

Impact :

An attacker 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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-06.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19976 (gentoo_GLSA-200510-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2966