Debian Security Advisory
DLA-694-1 libwmf -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Nov 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 842090.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9011.
- More information:
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