GLSA-200604-14 : Dia: Arbitrary code execution through XFig import

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-200604-14
(Dia: Arbitrary code execution through XFig import)

infamous41md discovered multiple buffer overflows in Dia's XFig
file import plugin.

Impact :

By enticing a user to import a specially crafted XFig file into
Dia, an attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running Dia.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-14.xml

Solution :

All Dia users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/dia-0.94-r5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21279 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1550