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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   libwmf Vendors:   wvware.sourceforge.net
libwmf Heap Overflow and Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032771
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032771
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0848, CVE-2015-4588, CVE-2015-4695, CVE-2015-4696   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 2 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): 0.2.8.4
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in libwmf. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted BMP file that, when processed by the target application using libwmf, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2015-0848]. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

A remote user can create a specially crafted WMF file that, when processed by the target application using libwmf, will trigger a heap overflow in the DecodeImage() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2015-4588]. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

A remote user can create a specially crafted WMF file that, when processed by the target application using libwmf, will trigger an out-of-bounds read and cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-4695].

A remote user can create a specially crafted WMF file that, when processed by the target application using libwmf, will trigger a use-after-free in the wmf2gd or wmf2eps commands and cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-4696].

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target application.

Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  wvware.sourceforge.net/libwmf.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 20 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) libwmf Heap Overflow and Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.
Oct 21 2015 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) libwmf Heap Overflow and Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Linux 6 and 7.
Oct 21 2015 (CentOS Issues Fix) libwmf Heap Overflow and Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS Linux 6 and 7.



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