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MDKSA-2006:132: libwmf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libwmf package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:132 (libwmf).
Integer overflow in player.c in libwmf 0.2.8.4, as used in multiple products
including (1) wv, (2) abiword, (3) freetype, (4) gimp, (5) libgsf, and
(6) imagemagick allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the
MaxRecordSize header field in a WMF file.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:132
Threat Level: High
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