openSUSE Security Update : libwmf (openSUSE-2015-443)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libwmf was updated to fix three security issues and one non-security
bug.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-0848: An attacker that could trick a victim
into opening a specially crafted WMF file with BMP
portions in a libwmf based application could have
executed arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
(boo#933109)

- CVE-2015-0848: An attacker that could trick a victim
into opening a specially crafted WMF file in a libwmf
based application could have executed arbitrary code
through incorrect run-length encoding. (boo#933109)

- CVE-2009-1364: Use-after-free vulnerability in the
embedded GD library in libwmf allowed context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted
WMF file. (boo#495842, boo#831299)

The following non-security bug was fixed :

- boo#892356: Make libwmf-tools not depend on libwmf-devel

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=495842
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=831299
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=892356
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=933109

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: 84384 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1364
CVE-2015-0848
CVE-2015-4588

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