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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51358
Category:Conectiva Local Security Checks
Title:Conectiva Security Advisory CLA-2004:863
Summary:Conectiva Security Advisory CLA-2004:863
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory CLA-2004:863.

Wv[1] is a library which allows access to Microsoft Word files.

iDefense[2] discovered[3] a buffer overflow vulnerability[4] in the
wv library which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the vulnerable application.


Solution:
The apt tool can be used to perform RPM package upgrades
by running 'apt-get update' followed by 'apt-get upgrade'

http://wvware.sourceforge.net/
http://www.idefense.com/
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=115&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=true
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0645
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=CLA-2004:863
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/index.php?id=a&anuncio=002004

Risk factor : Critical
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0645
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=115&type=vulnerabilities
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2004:863
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000863
Debian Security Information: DSA-579 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-579
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1906
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-11.xml
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2004:077
http://www.osvdb.org/7761
XForce ISS Database: wvware-wvhandledatetimepicture-bo(16660)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16660
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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