SuSE 10 Security Update : libwmf (ZYPP Patch Number 1833)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29515


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 1833.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29515

File Name: suse_libwmf-1833.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3376