CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2011-01-26
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Desktop Workstation version 5 ( RHSA-2011:0182 January 28, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 ( RHSA-2011:0182 January 28, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2011:0181 January 28, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 ( RHSA-2011:0183 January 28, 2011

External References


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

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