[SECURITY] [DLA 694-1] libwmf security update

2016-11-02T14:32:08
ID DEBIAN:DLA-694-1:25141
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-11-02T14:32:08

Description

Package : libwmf Version : 0.2.8.4-10.3+deb7u2 CVE ID : CVE-2016-9011 Debian Bug : 842090

Agostino Sarubbo from Gentoo discovered a flaw in libwmf's Windows Metafile Format (WMF) parser which caused allocation of excessive amount of memory potentially leading to a crash.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 0.2.8.4-10.3+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libwmf packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS