Scientific Linux Security Update : libwmf on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

It was discovered that libwmf did not correctly process certain WMF
(Windows Metafiles) with embedded BMP images. By tricking a victim
into opening a specially crafted WMF file in an application using
libwmf, a remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application. (CVE-2015-0848, CVE-2015-4588)

It was discovered that libwmf did not properly process certain WMF
files. By tricking a victim into opening a specially crafted WMF file
in an application using libwmf, a remote attacker could possibly
exploit this flaw to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2015-4696)

It was discovered that libwmf did not properly process certain WMF
files. By tricking a victim into opening a specially crafted WMF file
in an application using libwmf, a remote attacker could possibly
exploit this flaw to cause a crash. (CVE-2015-4695)

After installing the update, all applications using libwmf must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?05197a0f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86489 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0848
CVE-2015-4588
CVE-2015-4695
CVE-2015-4696

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