Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2570-1 openoffice.org -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 31 Oct 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-4233.
- More information:
High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab discovered multiple null-pointer dereferences based vulnerabilities in OpenOffice.org which could cause application crash or even arbitrary code execution using specially crafted files. Affected file types are LWP (Lotus Word Pro), ODG, PPT (PowerPoint 2003) and XLS (Excel 2003).
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.1-11+squeeze8.
openoffice.org package has been replaced by libreoffice in testing (wheezy) and unstable (sid) distributions.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.5.4+dfsg-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.5.4+dfsg-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.