Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 : dia vulnerabilities (USN-286-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several format string vulnerabilities have been discovered in dia. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted dia file, or a file
with a specially crafted name, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21604 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2453
CVE-2006-2480