Bug 1235669 - (CVE-2015-4696) CVE-2015-4696 libwmf: use-after-free flaw in meta.h
CVE-2015-4696 libwmf: use-after-free flaw in meta.h
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20150503,repor...
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Depends On: 1227428 1235671 1239161 1239162
Blocks: 1227245
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Reported: 2015-06-25 09:15 EDT by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2016-01-22 07:32 EST (History)
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It was discovered that libwmf did not properly process certain WMF files. By tricking a victim into opening a specially crafted WMF file in an application using libwmf, a remote attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
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Last Closed: 2015-10-21 05:31:37 EDT
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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-06-25 09:15:40 EDT
Use after free issue was reported in libwmf when processing a crafted WMF file.
Originally reported in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=784192
Patch is attached in BZ 1227243: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=1042307
Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-06-25 09:17:46 EDT
Created libwmf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1235671]
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2015-10-20 12:11:05 EDT
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:1917 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1917.html

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