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<glsa id="200606-24">
<title>wv2: Integer overflow</title>
An integer overflow could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">wv2</product>
<announced>June 23, 2006</announced>
<revised>June 23, 2006: 01</revised>
<package name="app-text/wv2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.2.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.2.3</vulnerable>
wv2 is a filter library for Microsoft Word files, used in many Office
A boundary checking error was found in wv2, which could lead to an
integer overflow.
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the program that uses the library via a maliciously crafted
Microsoft Word document.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All wv2 users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/wv2-0.2.3&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE 2006-2197</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 21 Jun 2006 15:46:28 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 21 Jun 2006 17:08:02 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 21 Jun 2006 18:19:37 +0000">