openSUSE 10 Security Update : wv (wv-2279)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27479


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Two integer overflows were found in the Microsoft Word converter library 'wv', which could potentially be used to crash programs using this library or to even execute code.

- A LVL Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability was fixed.

- A LFO Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability was fixed.

Both problems have been assigned the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4513.


Update the affected wv package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27479

File Name: suse_wv-2279.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wv, 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: 2006/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4513