USN-193-1: dia vulnerability
Posted on: 10/04/2005 08:22 AM

A new dia vulnerability update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-193-1 October 04, 2005
dia vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 0.94.0-5ubuntu1.1. After a standard system upgrade you have
to restart dia to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

Joxean Koret discovered that the SVG import plugin did not properly
sanitise data read from an SVG file. By tricking an user into opening
a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 14159 e9704dd46e24cb3cd11874a499692b6e
Size/MD5: 1408 9d47820c11fde0876377ec119bdd6a7e
Size/MD5: 5241128 d2afdc10f55df29314250d98dbfd7a79

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 2148620 255d09ecefe04651433da82730b2b17d

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 194718 c8d54ed3e5ac7a0cc006a951e08be9d0
Size/MD5: 658936 b80672bede2ca8081017f0a9dc70a483
Size/MD5: 193040 ed010c5c285236d0306f3faf1a31142d

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 176774 dbfd08f4eb1a3ac2c03708f642e0b669
Size/MD5: 579934 2f8e713d629000abccb740c17e108b01
Size/MD5: 175298 2b760f4256be15ee369b300dc46d6d94

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 184416 1f3ee515f8addd2716141de23dc66833
Size/MD5: 674436 7988c9c44120c67552248aedb5129b67
Size/MD5: 182920 411970ed6af036ebd895b7f8659f9944

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