Public Date:
1235669: CVE-2015-4696 libwmf: use-after-free flaw in meta.h
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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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libwmf) RHSA-2015:1917 2015-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libwmf) RHSA-2015:1917 2015-10-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libwmf Will not fix
Last Modified