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    Debian: DSA-3917-1: catdoc security update

    Date 23 Jul 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A heap-based buffer underflow flaw was discovered in catdoc, a text extractor for MS-Office files, which may lead to denial of service (application crash) or have unspecified other impact, if a specially crafted file is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3917-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 23, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : catdoc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-11110
    Debian Bug     : 867717
    
    A heap-based buffer underflow flaw was discovered in catdoc, a text
    extractor for MS-Office files, which may lead to denial of service
    (application crash) or have unspecified other impact, if a specially
    crafted file is processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.94.4-1.1+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:0.94.3~git20160113.dbc9ec6+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:0.95-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:0.95-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your catdoc packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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