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725668: CVE-2011-2713 Out-of-bounds read in DOC sprm parser

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

oowriter in 3.3.0 and LibreOffice before 3.4.3 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted DOC file that triggers an out-of-bounds read in the DOC sprm parser.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2713 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue results in an OOB read which is not exploitable for arbitrary code execution and can simply cause a crash. We do not consider this as a security issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Affected


This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.