FreeBSD : wv2 -- Integer Overflow Vulnerability (b9044cc2-8aa5-11db-bd0d-00123ffe8333)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23850
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
A vulnerability has been reported in wvWare wv2 Library, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in 'word_helper.h' when handling a Word document. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow and may allow arbitrary code execution via a specially crafted Word document.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.