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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3456: Calligra: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3456: Calligra: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/20/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
04/05/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the read function in filters/words/msword-odf/wv2/src/styles.cpp in the Microsoft import filter in Calligra 2.4.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ODF style in an ODF document. NOTE: this is the same vulnerability as CVE-2012-3455, but it was SPLIT by the CNA even though Calligra and KOffice share the same codebase.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-office-calligra

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