A vulnerability has been reported in libwmf, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the library.
The vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error within the embedded GD library, which can be exploited to cause a crash or potentially to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted WMF file.
The vulnerability is reported in version 0.2.8.4. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not open untrusted WMF files with applications using libwmf.
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