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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2334

Original release date: 06/19/2012
Last revised: 08/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in filter/source/msfilter/msdffimp.cxx in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 3.3, 3.4 Beta, and possibly earlier, and LibreOffice before 3.5.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the length of an Escher graphics record in a PowerPoint (.ppt) document, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027070
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2012-2334.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120528 Kind request to update upstream CVE-2012-2334 advisories they to reflect arbitrary code execution possibility too and OSS list notification
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 82517
External Source: BID
Name: 53570
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0705
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 49392
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-8114
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47244
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: openoffice-powerpoint-dos(75695)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=28a6558f9d3ca2dda3191f8b5b3f2378ee2533da
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 49373
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=512401decb286ba0fc3031939b8f7de8649c502e
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:090
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120516 CVE-2012-2334 Vulnerabilities related to malformed Powerpoint files in OpenOffice.org 3.3.0
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=821803
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.libreoffice.org/advisories/cve-2012-2334/
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:091
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46992
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2487

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