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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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  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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