Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libwmf (MDVSA-2009:106-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38693


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Use-after-free vulnerability in the embedded GD library in libwmf allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WMF file (CVE-2009-1364).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38693

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-106.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/05/06

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wmf0.2_7, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wmf0.2_7-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwmf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwmf0.2_7, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwmf0.2_7-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1364

BID: 34792

MDVSA: 2009:106-1

CWE: 399