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CVE-2012-0037

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-03-22
Bugzilla: 791296: CVE-2012-0037 raptor: XML External Entity (XXE) attack via RDF files

Details

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 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
RHEL Desktop Workstation version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2012:0411 March 22, 2012
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2012:0411 March 22, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (raptor) RHSA-2012:0410 March 22, 2012

External References

http://vsecurity.com/resources/advisory/20120324-1/

http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2012-0037.html

http://www.libreoffice.org/advisories/CVE-2012-0037/

Acknowledgements

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

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