Debian DSA-1995-1 : - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 44859


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VPR Score: 8.4


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the office suite. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2010-0136 It was discovered that macro security settings were insufficiently enforced for VBA macros.

- CVE-2009-0217 It was discovered that the W3C XML Signature recommendation contains a protocol-level vulnerability related to HMAC output truncation. This also affects the integrated libxmlsec library.

- CVE-2009-2949 Sebastian Apelt discovered that an integer overflow in the XPM import code may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2009-2950 Sebastian Apelt and Frank Reissner discovered that a buffer overflow in the GIF import code may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2009-3301/ CVE-2009-3302 Nicolas Joly discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the parser for Word document files, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the packages.

For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch9.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.4.1+dfsg-1+lenny6.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44859

File Name: debian_DSA-1995.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/12/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217, CVE-2009-2949, CVE-2009-2950, CVE-2009-3301, CVE-2009-3302, CVE-2010-0136

BID: 35671, 38218

DSA: 1995

CWE: 94, 119, 189