Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Dia, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the XFig import plugin. This can be exploited to cause buffer overflows and may allow arbitrary code execution when a specially-crafted FIG file is imported.
The vulnerabilities have been reported in versions 0.87 through 0.94, and in pre-release 0.95-pre1 through 0.95-pre5.
Solution: The vulnerabilities have reportedly been fixed in pre-release 0.95-pre6.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits infamous41md.
Original Advisory: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/dia-list/2006-March/msg00149.html
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Subject: Dia XFig Import Plugin Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
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