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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59059
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-374-1 (wv)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-374-1 (wv)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to wv
announced via advisory USN-374-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

An integer overflow was discovered in the DOC file parser of the wv
library. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted MSWord
(.DOC) file, remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10:
libwv-1.2-1 1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-374-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-4513
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=434
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=433
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-01.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:202
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:028 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-374-1
BugTraq ID: 20761
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20761
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4221
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017126
http://secunia.com/advisories/22595
http://secunia.com/advisories/22680
http://secunia.com/advisories/22705
http://secunia.com/advisories/23273
http://secunia.com/advisories/23335
XForce ISS Database: wvware-lfo-lvl-overflow(29833)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29833
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