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RHSA-2006-0597: libwmf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libwmf packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated libwmf packages that fix a security flaw are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
Libwmf is a library for reading and converting Windows MetaFile vector
graphics (WMF). Libwmf is used by packages such as The GIMP and
An integer overflow flaw was discovered in libwmf. A possible hacker could
create a carefully crafted WMF flaw that could execute arbitrary code if
opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3376).
Users of libwmf should update to these packages which contain a backported
security patch to correct this issue.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0597.html
Threat Level: High
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