FreeBSD : wv2 -- Integer Overflow Vulnerability (b9044cc2-8aa5-11db-bd0d-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in wvWare wv2 Library, which
potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an
application using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in
'word_helper.h' when handling a Word document. This can be exploited
to cause a buffer overflow and may allow arbitrary code execution via
a specially crafted Word document.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a4d71fb8

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23850 (freebsd_pkg_b9044cc28aa511dbbd0d00123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2197

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