Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3917-1 catdoc -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Jul 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 867717.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11110.
- More information:
A heap-based buffer underflow flaw was discovered in catdoc, a text extractor for MS-Office files, which may lead to denial of service (application crash) or have unspecified other impact, if a specially crafted file is processed.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.94.4-1.1+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.94.3~git20160113.dbc9ec6+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.95-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.95-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your catdoc packages.