CVE-2012-2334

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-05-16
Bugzilla:
821803: CVE-2012-2334 openoffice.org, libreoffice: Integer overflow leading to buffer overflow by processing invalid Escher graphics records length in the Powerpoint documents

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in filter/source/msfilter/msdffimp.cxx in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 3.3, 3.4 Beta, and possibly earlier, and LibreOffice before 3.5.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the length of an Escher graphics record in a PowerPoint (.ppt) document, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2334 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2012:0705 2012-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (openoffice.org) RHSA-2012:0705 2012-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2012:0705 2012-06-04

Acknowledgements

Upstream acknowledges Sven Jacobi as the original reporter of this issue.
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