GLSA-200704-07 : libwpd: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-07
(libwpd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

libwpd contains heap-based overflows in two functions that convert
WordPerfect document tables. In addition, it contains an integer
overflow in a text-conversion function.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to convert a specially crafted
WordPerfect file, resulting in a crash or possibly the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running libwpd.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libwpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/libwpd-0.8.9'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25020 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 23006

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0002