Debian DLA-257-1 : libwmf security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84435
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
Descriptionlibwmf is vulnerable to two denial of service due to invalid read operations when processing specially crafted WMF files.
Heap buffer overread in libwmf
Read after free() in wmf2gd/wmf2eps
For the squeeze distribution, those issues have been fixed in libwmf 0.2.8.4-6.2+deb6u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libwmf packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.