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CVE-2015-4588 Detail


Heap-based buffer overflow in the DecodeImage function in libwmf allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted "run-length count" in an image in a WMF file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/01/2015

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Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-9674 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1132 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1134 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1212 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1917 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3302 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20150603 Re: CVE-2015-0848 - Heap overflow on libwmf0.2-7 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20150615 Re: CVE-2015-0848 - Heap overflow on libwmf0.2-7 External Source CONFIRM External Source BID 75230 External Source SECTRACK 1032771 External Source UBUNTU USN-2670-1 Exploit External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-201602-03

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