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CVE-2012-2149

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-05-16
Bugzilla: 822207: CVE-2012-2149 libwpd: Memory overwrite flaw by processing certain WordPerfect (WPD) documents

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The WPXContentListener::_closeTableRow function in WPXContentListener.cpp in libwpd 0.8.8, as used by OpenOffice.org (OOo) before 3.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Wordperfect .WPD document that causes a negative array index to be used. NOTE: some sources report this issue as an integer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2149 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 (libwpd) RHSA-2012:1043 June 26, 2012
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (libwpd) RHSA-2012:1043 June 26, 2012

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