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Security update for wv


(Last modified: 21NOV2006)

solutions Security update for wv SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (65dc5ab3c3d9402065cdf1737520eea0)

Applies to

Package: wv
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20061121
Obsoletes: none


Install this security update.



Problem description

Two integer overflows were found in the Microsoft Word converter library "wv", which could potentially be used to crash programs using this library or to even execute code.
  • A LVL Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability was fixed.
  • A LFO Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability was fixed.
Both problems have been assigned the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4513.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh wv.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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