SuSE 10 Security Update : wv (ZYPP Patch Number 2280)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29595


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2280.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29595

File Name: suse_wv-2280.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4513