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640954: CVE-2010-3454 Array index error by scanning document typography information of certain *.doc files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple off-by-one errors in the WW8DopTypography::ReadFromMem function in oowriter in (OOo) 2.x and 3.x before 3.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted typography information in a Microsoft Word .DOC file that triggers an out-of-bounds write.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3454 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 ( RHSA-2011:0183 2011-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 ( RHSA-2011:0182 2011-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2011:0181 2011-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 ( RHSA-2011:0182 2011-01-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 openoffice.org2 2.0.4- Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 1.1.5-10.7.el4_8.10 Fixed


Red Hat would like to thank for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dan Rosenberg of Virtual Security Research as the original reporter.