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658259: CVE-2010-4253 heap based buffer overflow in PPT import

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in Impress in (OOo) 2.x and 3.x before 3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PNG file in an ODF or Microsoft Office document, as demonstrated by a PowerPoint (aka PPT) document.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4253 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 5 ( RHSA-2011:0182 2011-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ( RHSA-2011:0183 2011-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) ( RHSA-2011:0182 2011-01-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Affected

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