GLSA-200601-09 : Wine: Windows Metafile SETABORTPROC vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 20419


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-09 (Wine: Windows Metafile SETABORTPROC vulnerability)

H D Moore discovered that Wine implements the insecure-by-design SETABORTPROC GDI Escape function for Windows Metafile (WMF) files.
Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted Windows Metafile (WMF) file from within a Wine executed Windows application, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Wine.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Wine users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/wine-0.9.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20419

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200601-09.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/01/15

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0106

OSVDB: 22388

GLSA: 200601-09