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Debian: New libwmf packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 09 Oct 2006
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1194-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 9th, 2006             
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Package        : libwmf
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-3376
Debian Bug     : 381538

It was discovered that an integer overflow in libwmf, the library to read
Windows Metafile Format files, can be exploited to execute arbitrary code
if a crafted WMF file is parsed.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your libwmf package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
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  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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