openSUSE 10 Security Update : libwmf (libwmf-1840)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap overflow could be triggered by specially crafted WMF (Windows
Meta Files) in the libwmf library. This problem could be exploited to
execute code, by a remote attacker providing a file with embedded WMF
data to an application understanding this (like OpenOffice_org,
abiword, gimp).

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3376.

Solution :

Update the affected libwmf packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27336 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3376

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