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RHSA-2007:0055: libwpd security update

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RHSA-2007:0055: libwpd security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/16/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated libwpd packages to correct a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

libwpd is a library for reading and converting Word Perfect documents. iDefense reported several overflow bugs in libwpd. An attacker could create a carefully crafted Word Perfect file that could cause an application linked with libwpd, such as OpenOffice, to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-0002) All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported fix for this issue. Red Hat would like to thank Fridrich Strba for alerting us to these issues and providing a patch.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd
  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd-tools

References

  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd
  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-libwpd-tools

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