Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : dia (MDKSA-2006:062)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Three buffer overflows were discovered by infamous41md in dia's xfig
import code. This could allow for user-complicit attackers to have an
unknown impact via a crafted xfig file, possibly involving an invalid
color index, number of points, or depth.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/dia-list/2006-March/msg00149.html

Solution :

Update the affected dia package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21177 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-062.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1550

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