Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2473-1 openoffice.org -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 16 May 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-1149.
- More information:
Tielei Wang discovered that OpenOffice.org does not allocate a large enough memory region when processing a specially crafted JPEG object, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow and potentially arbitrary code execution.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.1-11+squeeze5.
For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.4.5-1 of the libreoffice package.
We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.