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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0280

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.

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

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 17310
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-1550
Bugtraq: 20060329 Buffer overflows in Dia XFig import (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1025 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:009 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: diaxfig-xfig-import-bo(25566)
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