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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-0213

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/07/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The UnhandledDataStructure function in hwpf/model/UnhandledDataStructure.java in Apache POI 3.8 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OutOfMemoryError exception and possibly JVM destabilization) via a crafted length value in a Channel Definition Format (CDF) or Compound File Binary Format (CFBF) document.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-jakarta-poi
  • suse-upgrade-jakarta-poi-javadoc
  • suse-upgrade-jakarta-poi-manual

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