RHEL 4 : dia (RHSA-2006:0541)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21638
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated Dia packages that fix several buffer overflow bugs are now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
The Dia drawing program is designed to draw various types of diagrams.
Several format string flaws were found in the way dia displays certain messages. If an attacker is able to trick a Dia user into opening a carefully crafted file, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Dia. (CVE-2006-2453, CVE-2006-2480)
Users of Dia should update to these erratum packages, which contain backported patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected dia package.