Ubuntu: wvWare vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu An integer overflow was discovered in the DOC file parser of the wv library. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted MSWord (.DOC) file, remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-374-1          November 01, 2006
wv vulnerability
CVE-2006-4513
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10:
  libwv-1.2-1                              1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

An integer overflow was discovered in the DOC file parser of the wv 
library.  By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted MSWord 
(.DOC) file, remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the 
user's privileges.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    11929 1162b872e4e77345295a34e0c7fb731b
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      716 4ec3816084073a77df966ff2fec1a40e
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/wv_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:   628027 d757080af4595839d5d82a1a573c692c

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-1.2-1_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   146278 3eb3817dfa782c6e3bcc22c6fb35b8ad
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-dev_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   202772 30ebeb74c64333e33d5604df48a0f8f0
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:    90506 a1835a5db7c038487567686e77a95f9a

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-1.2-1_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   138724 918761ea08c2eb366821648adc571bc3
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-dev_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   180656 f041845463774af932bdd8a848422481
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:    88162 3940c61f26c24d2ac1f66d33a7f00166

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-1.2-1_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   140532 6f76eefa75620e73bfe7738e67618bab
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-dev_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   207102 d241cdb9f374c6f6b61c7ce9667f79b6
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:    94366 682568966d755eb3e55ef210ff08dd05

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-1.2-1_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   136236 a8a17256755dfb88d996972dd76736d7
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/wv/libwv-dev_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   189474 7e263e180bcf218dd6714ab813c9bf97
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/w/wv/wv_1.2.1-2ubuntu0.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:    88130 413b2fb70a223db99545e4e3ccbe2145