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Debian: New wv2 packages fix integer overflow

A boundary checking error has been discovered in wv2, a library for accessing Microsoft Word documents, which can lead to an integer overflow induced by processing word files. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1100-1                                       Martin Schulze
June 15th, 2006               
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Package        : wv2
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-2197

A boundary checking error has been discovered in wv2, a library for
accessing Microsoft Word documents, which can lead to an integer
overflow induced by processing word files.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain wv2 packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.2-1sarge1

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your libwv packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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 Source archives:
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     Size/MD5 checksum:    12720 068c3fbeb3965747027fe1382dcb55a5
     Size/MD5 checksum:   855198 45fdc6df614f91e94d3b978dd8414e3b

 Alpha architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   295880 44a8b7e985cf5d0076c6242dd12211d2
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183238 5d1fb1fac9d1d972e3541e5e46e0267d

 AMD64 architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   243294 136d61f3757dc5e79dc51427812d5a49
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183218 67cd1e898372ceebfb0ef3b86a6cc779

 ARM architecture:
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     Size/MD5 checksum:   183242 684d3f82878ad64f9528e1924c024d1d

 Intel IA-32 architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   235894 db949bdc9038c6b0302acf8e0e477b38
     Size/MD5 checksum:   182010 202a0c2946a91417bd542627e7a836f4

 Intel IA-64 architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   322098 40ff1b5c6cd42743e20512a5683bfe86
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183230 8e4cd47604baaf864e5ce1dd7d2b8747

 HP Precision architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   253064 99c119d4a607f4fb055642b3583aaccd
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183238 8246aabd232173a8cf2db2a87c1b6be1

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   219026 f843f05b4d6b28be1680ab1ea962d666
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183264 bbd4acf79208a50da1b2053c2e31ec0c

 Big endian MIPS architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   215108 d1247a70a8927eae92203cb6af8ad049
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183238 0bc66cb90bceee86df3fafeda0b3a1bb

 Little endian MIPS architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   211034 8d74d1043e4869f4d3def7918e62dfb8
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183234 d531933dd916dd5bf57cb58de979de74

 PowerPC architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   221752 790897f6117b02e5410705647d7fa658
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183246 b8c42cb926f17f1c0ced7de85f6659f0

 IBM S/390 architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   249622 fe89ae95081d62faafd1b3fc8edd286d
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183234 b2b0f8c169daf96b71f16ff0ae300380

 Sun Sparc architecture:
     Size/MD5 checksum:   229240 f0c767b5e8ec342bf043a79edf13a6ae
     Size/MD5 checksum:   183238 02fad53089315e41000c28bdda733e07

 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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