GLSA-201209-10 : Calligra: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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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-201209-10
(Calligra: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

An error in the read() function in styles.cpp could cause a heap-based
buffer overflow.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted ODF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Calligra users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/calligra-2.4.3-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62300 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54816

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3456