openSUSE 10 Security Update : libwmf (libwmf-1840)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27336


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A heap overflow could be triggered by specially crafted WMF (Windows Meta Files) in the libwmf library. This problem could be exploited to execute code, by a remote attacker providing a file with embedded WMF data to an application understanding this (like OpenOffice_org, abiword, gimp).

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3376.


Update the affected libwmf packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27336

File Name: suse_libwmf-1840.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:libwmf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwmf-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3376