Debian: New packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date 08 Jan 2007
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    John Heasman from Next Generation Security Software discovered a heap overflow in the handling of Windows Metafiles in, the free office suite, which could lead to a denial of service and potentially execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1246-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    January 8th, 2007             
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    Package        :
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-5870
    Debian Bug     : 405679 405986
    John Heasman from Next Generation Security Software discovered a heap
    overflow in the handling of Windows Metafiles in, the
    free office suite, which could lead to a denial of service and
    potentially execution of arbitrary code.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.3-9sarge4.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.4-1.
    We recommend that you upgrade your 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 at the end of this advisory:
    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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