Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : dia (MDKSA-2006:093)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21617
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA format string vulnerability in Dia allows user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering errors or warnings, as demonstrated via format string specifiers in a .bmp filename. NOTE: the original exploit was demonstrated through a command line argument, but there are other mechanisms inputs that are automatically process by Dia, such as a crafted .dia file. (CVE-2006-2480)
Multiple unspecified format string vulnerabilities in Dia have unspecified impact and attack vectors, a different set of issues than CVE-2006-2480. (CVE-2006-2453)
Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected dia package.