Debian: DSA-2570-1: openoffice.org security update

    Date31 Oct 2012
    CategoryDebian
    42
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab discovered multiple null-pointer dereferences based vulnerabilities in OpenOffice which could cause application crash or even arbitrary code execution using specially crafted files. Affected file types are LWP (Lotus Word Pro), ODG, PPT (MS Powerpoint
    
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2570-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    October 31, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openoffice.org
    Vulnerability  : remote
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-4233
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab discovered multiple null-pointer
    dereferences based vulnerabilities in OpenOffice which could cause
    application crash or even arbitrary code execution using specially crafted
    files. Affected file types are LWP (Lotus Word Pro), ODG, PPT (MS Powerpoint
    2003) and XLS (MS Excel 2003).
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.2.1-11+squeeze8.
    
    openoffice.org package has been replaced by libreoffice in testing (wheezy)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+dfsg-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.5.4+dfsg-3.
    
    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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