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Bug 223801

Summary: CVE-2007-1466 integer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Mark J. Cox <mjc>
Component: openoffice.orgAssignee: Caolan McNamara <caolanm>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: 4.0CC: dkovalsk, security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=important,source=vendorsec,reported=20070115,public=20070316
Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0033 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-22 10:39:52 UTC Type: ---
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Description Mark J. Cox 2007-01-22 15:43:58 UTC
The version of libwpd in openoffice.org in RHEL4, RHEL3 is affected by the WP6
issue only.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #222808 +++

iDefense discovered a TablesGroup Heap Overflow Vulnerability in libwpd.  We're
waiting on the full details but it's likely that an attacker could create a
malicious WordPerfect file that could execute arbitrary code if opened by a
victim in an application using libwpd such as OpenOffice.

No date on embargo

-- Additional comment from mjc@redhat.com on 2007-01-16 04:56 EST --
Created an attachment (id=145665)
EMBARGOED proposed patch against 0.8.8

Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2007-01-22 15:51:15 UTC
As well as the libwpd in the old 1.1.X for RHEL-4, there's also a libwpd/RHEL-4
dir, did we ship this standalone libwpd for RHEL-4 as well ?

Comment 9 Mark J. Cox 2007-02-21 10:40:16 UTC
embargo was moved to March 6th

Comment 10 Mark J. Cox 2007-03-16 14:14:21 UTC
removing embargo, now public http://libwpd.sourceforge.net/news.html

Comment 11 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-03-20 19:06:02 UTC
WP6GeneralTextPacket::_readContents() think has another CVE number: CVE-2007-1466

Comment 12 Mark J. Cox 2007-03-20 21:05:39 UTC
Yes, so our open office packages in RHEL3 and RHEL4 only have the flaw in 
WP6GeneralTextPacket::_readContents() (CVE-2007-1466) and not the other flaws in
CVE-2007-0002.  Therefore changing the CVE name to CVE-2007-1466 and removing
CVE-2007-0002 which doesn't apply to those platforms.

Comment 13 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-22 10:39:53 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0033.html