GLSA-201602-03 : libwmf: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103586

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201602-03 (libwmf: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libwmf. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.

Solution

All libwmf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libwmf-0.2.8.4-r6'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-03

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103586

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201602-03.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/02

Updated: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libwmf, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/27

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201602-03