Public Date:
791296: CVE-2012-0037 raptor: XML External Entity (XXE) attack via RDF files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Redland Raptor (aka libraptor) before 2.0.7, as used by OpenOffice 3.3 and 3.4 Beta, LibreOffice before 3.4.6 and 3.5.x before 3.5.1, and other products, allows user-assisted remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted XML external entity (XXE) declaration and reference in an RDF document.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0037 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 Optional Productivity Applications version 5 ( RHSA-2012:0411 2012-03-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 ( RHSA-2012:0411 2012-03-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (raptor) RHSA-2012:0410 2012-03-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank Timothy D. Morgan of VSR for reporting this issue.

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