CVE-2007-0002

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2007-03-16
Bugzilla:
222808: CVE-2007-0002 buffer overflows

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in WordPerfect Document importer/exporter (libwpd) before 0.8.9 allow user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WordPerfect file in which values to loop counters are not properly handled in the (1) WP3TablesGroup::_readContents and (2) WP5DefinitionGroup_DefineTablesSubGroup::WP5DefinitionGroup_DefineTablesSubGroup functions. NOTE: the integer overflow has been split into CVE-2007-1466.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0002 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libwpd) RHSA-2007:0055 2007-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (libwpd) RHSA-2007:0055 2007-03-16

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Fridrich Štrba and iDefense for alerting us to this issue.
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