Debian DSA-3302-1 : libwmf - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84552


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


Insufficient input sanitising in libwmf, a library to process Windows metafile data, may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed WMF file is opened.


Upgrade the libwmf packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84552

File Name: debian_DSA-3302.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/07

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwmf, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0848, CVE-2015-4588, CVE-2015-4695, CVE-2015-4696

BID: 74923, 75230, 75329, 75331

DSA: 3302