Debian: DSA-2520-1: openoffice.org security update

    Date02 Aug 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Timo Warns from PRE-CERT discovered multiple heap-based buffer overflows in OpenOffice.org, an office productivity suite. The issues lies in the XML manifest encryption tag parsing code. Using specially crafted files, an attacker can cause application crash and could cause arbitrary code execution.
    
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2520-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    August 01, 2012                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openoffice.org
    Vulnerability  : Multiple heap-based buffer overflows
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2665
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    Timo Warns from PRE-CERT discovered multiple heap-based buffer overflows in
    OpenOffice.org, an office productivity suite. The issues lies in the XML
    manifest encryption tag parsing code. Using specially crafted files, an
    attacker can cause application crash and could cause arbitrary code execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.2.1-11+squeeze7.
    
    openoffice.org package has been replaced by libreoffice in testing (wheezy) and
    unstable (sid) distributions.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.5.4-7.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.5.4-7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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