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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.56630
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0280
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0280.

The Dia drawing program is designed to draw various types of diagrams.

infamous41md discovered three buffer overflow bugs in Dia's xfig file
format importer. If an attacker is able to trick a Dia user into opening a
carefully crafted xfig file, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code
as the user running Dia. (CVE-2006-1550)

Users of Dia should update to these erratum packages, which contain
backported patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0280.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.6

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 17310
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-1550
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17310
Bugtraq: 20060329 Buffer overflows in Dia XFig import (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/429357/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1025 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1025
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-April/msg00021.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:062
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/dia-list/2006-March/msg00149.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10361
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0280.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015853
http://secunia.com/advisories/19469
http://secunia.com/advisories/19505
http://secunia.com/advisories/19507
http://secunia.com/advisories/19543
http://secunia.com/advisories/19546
http://secunia.com/advisories/19765
http://secunia.com/advisories/19897
http://secunia.com/advisories/19959
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:009 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_04_28.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/266-1/
XForce ISS Database: diaxfig-xfig-import-bo(25566)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25566
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