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[GLSA-200606-24] wv2: Integer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
wv2: Integer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-24
(wv2: Integer overflow)
A boundary checking error was found in wv2, which could lead to an
A possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the program that uses the library via a maliciously crafted
Microsoft Word document.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All wv2 users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/wv2-0.2.3"
Threat Level: Medium
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