Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : libwmf vulnerability (USN-333-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

An integer overflow was found in the handling of the MaxRecordSize
field in the WMF header parser. By tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted WMF image file with an application that uses this
library, an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27912 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3376