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MDKSA-2007:036: 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-2007:036 (libwmf).
Buffer overflow in the gdImageStringFTEx function in gdft.c in the GD
Graphics Library 2.0.33 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary
code via a crafted string with a JIS encoded font.
Libwmf uses an embedded copy of the gd source and may also be affected
by this issue.
Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:036
Threat Level: High
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