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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-24
(wv2: Integer overflow)
A boundary checking error was found in wv2, which could lead to an
An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the program that uses the library via a maliciously crafted
Microsoft Word document.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All wv2 users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/wv2-0.2.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21750 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-24.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2197
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