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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201602-03 ] libwmf Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libwmf: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201602-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 27, 2016
Bug(s): #551144, #553818
ID: 201602-03

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libwmf allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.


Background

libwmf is a library for converting WMF files.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libwmf
Vulnerable: < 0.2.8.4-r6
Unaffected: >= 0.2.8.4-r6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libwmf. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known work around at this time.

Resolution

All libwmf users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
        # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libwmf-0.2.8.4-r6"
     


References


CVE-2015-0848


CVE-2015-4588


CVE-2015-4695


CVE-2015-4696
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