GLSA-200604-14 : Dia: Arbitrary code execution through XFig import
High Nessus Plugin ID 21279
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-14 (Dia: Arbitrary code execution through XFig import)
infamous41md discovered multiple buffer overflows in Dia's XFig file import plugin.
By enticing a user to import a specially crafted XFig file into Dia, an attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Dia.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Dia users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/dia-0.94-r5'