GLSA-200606-03 : Dia: Format string vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-03
(Dia: Format string vulnerabilities)

KaDaL-X discovered a format string error within the handling of
filenames. Hans de Goede also discovered several other format
string errors in the processing of dia files.

Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted file, a remote
attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Dia users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/dia-0.95.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21665 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2453

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