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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibreOffice Vendors:   libreoffice.org
LibreOffice XML Manifest Encryption Handling Heap Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027331
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027331
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2665   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 1 2012
Original Entry Date:  Aug 1 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 3.5.5 and 3.6.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibreOffice. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF) format file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the XML manifest encryption handling codeand execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Timo Warns of PRE-CERT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.5.5, 3.6.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.libreoffice.org/advisories/CVE-2012-2665/

Vendor URL:  www.libreoffice.org/advisories/CVE-2012-2665/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 1 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) LibreOffice XML Manifest Encryption Handling Heap Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:31:16 +0000
Subject:  OpenOffice Libreoffice


CVE-2012-2665 openoffice.org, libreoffice: Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the XML manifest encryption handling code

http://www.libreoffice.org/advisories/CVE-2012-2665/


 
 


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