|Bugzilla:||622529: CVE-2010-2935 OpenOffice.Org: Integer truncation error by parsing specially-crafted Microsoft PowerPoint document|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
simpress.bin in the Impress module in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.x and 3.x before 3.3 does not properly handle integer values associated with dictionary property items, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PowerPoint document that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to an "integer truncation error."
This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, as its impact is mitigated by standard glibc protection mechanisms to cause only application abort.
Red Hat Security Response Team does not consider a user-assisted crash (abort) of a client application, such as OpenOffice.org Impress tool, to be a security issue.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (openoffice.org)||RHSA-2010:0643||August 23, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4||RHSA-2010:0643||August 23, 2010|
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