|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0597|
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Libwmf is a library for reading and converting Windows MetaFile vector
graphics (WMF). Libwmf is used by packages such as The GIMP and ImageMagick.
An integer overflow flaw was discovered in libwmf. An attacker 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.
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
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3376|
BugTraq ID: 18751
Bugtraq: 20060630 libwmf integer/heap overflow (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1194 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2006:0597
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:019 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: libwmf-wmf-bo(27516)
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